AVIATION & TRANSPORT

First international flight lands in Saudi Arabia’s Jazan airport

The airport received the first international flight from Cairo International Airport with over 100 passengers on board. (File photo courtesy: openbuildings.com)

The General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA) started on Thursday evening operation of international flights to and from King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Airport in Jazan.

The airport received the first international flight from Cairo International Airport with over 100 passengers on board.

Director General of the airport Hamid Hammad Al-Ghareebi and other officials received the first international flight.

They welcomed the passengers with rose bouquets. GACA completed all arrangements for King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Airport in Jazan to operate international flights.

All procedures were finalized in coordination with other related authorities. It also provided the equipment and technology for international flight operation.

 This article was first published in the Saudi Gazette on April 11, 2015.

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Last Update: Saturday, 11 April 2015 KSA 11:11 - GMT 08:11
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