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12/01/2021 03:08 PM

DOHA, Jan 12  -- Saudi Arabia’s flag carrier landed at Qatar’s Hamad International Airport late Monday for the first time since 2017 after the two neighbors signed a reconciliation deal.

"Following the resumption of flights between #Riyadh and #Doha, the first @Saudi_Airlines arrived at @HIAQatar this evening. #SAUDI," Anadolu Agecny citing state-owned Qatar Airways said on Twitter, sharing pictures of the incoming Saudi passengers.

It added that flights from the Saudi cities of Jeddah and Dammam will also resume in the coming days.

The UAE and Bahrain also announced that passenger planes belonging to Qatar Airways use their airspace.

Last week, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt signed a reconciliation deal with Qatar during a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in the Saudi city of al-Ula.

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