First direct flight from Saudi Arabia to land in Thailand after mending diplomatic relations

Index from Saudi Arabia to Thailand will land at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport, a significant step after bilateral ties between the two countries were patched up.
Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV846 from Riyadh will arrive at Suvarnabhumi Airport at 6:05pm today. The airline will function three flights per week between Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and Bangkok, with extra flights to observe as soon as the Covid-19 outbreak has ended.
The restoration of business air companies with Saudi Aradia follows PM Prayut Chan-o-official cha’s go to to the Middle Eastern nation in late January the place he fostered ties. Diplomatic relations between the two nations have been tense for the past three a long time due to the 1989 Blue Diamond Affair where a Thai cleaner stole gems from a Saudi prince and a variety of other Saudi diplomats who have been investigating the case in Thailand had been killed.
Now that diplomatic relations with Saudi Arabia have been mended, Thailand’s tourism officials hope to draw in additional than a million Saudi vacationers this year. Next month, Thai tourism companies will look for partnerships in Saudi Arabia to assist the tourism trade recuperate from the Covid-19 outbreak, according to a deputy government spokesperson..

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