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King Abdulaziz International Airport operates 40 flights

RIYADH, June 1, 2020

King Abdulaziz International Airport in Saudi Arabia operated 40 domestic flights as it reopened on Sunday, said a report.
A total of 40 flights arrived and departed from the airport's Terminal 1, including 16 flights for Saudi Airlines, 12 flights for flyadeal and 12 flights for flynas all headed to or arriving from Riyadh, Dammam, Abha and Jazan, said a report in Saudi Gazette citing the airport's general director, Essam Nour.
Saudi Arabia resumed domestic flights after more than two months since suspending local travel as part of measures to fight the spread of coronavirus.
Local media reports carried pictures of the airport staff placing precautionary measures and regulations set by the Kingdom’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA), in cooperation with other relevant authorities, which included checking on passengers and airport visitors with thermal cameras, installing sterilisng devices for stairs, electric walkways with ultraviolet technology and floor stickers in waiting areas urging people to follow social distancing while at the airport, the report said.


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