[:en]Saudi Arabian operates flights from Medan to Madinah to transport Umrah pilgrims, beginning from 14 December 2015.
The full service Saudi Arabian Skyteam members are also expected to attract more passengers Umrah and other purposes. Saudi Arabian expected to help serve the growing number of Umrah passengers from Indonesia especially North Sumatera. For Umrah pilgrims there are about 3,500 people per month, not to mention the surrounding regions such as West Sumatra, Riau and Aceh.[:]