For the several hundred expats who lost their jobs, were you folks able to get flights out of Saudi Arabia? Did you encounter problems with getting your final exit visa and getting a flight out?
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No problem at all getting out. Lufthansa has scheduled flights every week. Easy to connect from Frankfurt. Saudia also regular flights. So anyone whinging and whining about not being able to get flights is taking nonsense.
Company is inept and this is a cluster #uck if their ever was one! Cannot wait to leave this! Thanks for the Memorie$!
You have to demand the company to book your flights or they will give you cash instead. They really want you to take the cash because it's much easier for them. Usually the cash is a better deal for you as well. In the current situation not so much.
I think the company is obliged to provide exit flights. Especially if the number is big We still don’t know how many employees have been terminated does anyone know how many
Reliable information is getting harder to obtain. My wife still talks to the ladies over there and has learned that Company aircraft is being used to fly people to Dubai, but from that point onward one has to use commercial flights.
Lots of flights out via Riyadh, Jeddah and sometimes Dammam. If you go from Riyadh, taxi there is SR1450. Easy trip. Saudia run most flights but LH also has regular schedule.
How often are these flights occurring? With the Causeway set to reopen at the end of the month, I guess Bahrain exits will be an option, too.
Does the company pay you towards "figuring it out" ?
Aramco flights to dubai. Then you figure it out yourself.