Saudi Arabia hosts Sudanese pilgrims after Flights suspension
Saudi Arabia hosts Sudanese pilgrims after flights suspension, as the planes were cancelled due to the present situation in Sudan, the Sudanese pilgrims who were expected to return to their homeland were hosted by Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah.
Al-Ekhbariya reported that the Sudanese travelers at Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) were secure and are in good hands, as Saudi Arabia hosts Sudanese pilgrims. The Jeddah Airport’s crisis management team immediately setup a meeting with the government and private organizations. Trending : Saudi Arabia and Syria to resume consular services and flights between two countries
– After the meeting, they acted as was necessary to protect the interests of the Sudanese tourists who were scheduled to depart Saudi Arabia.
– The majority of Sudanese travelers in the airport fall into one of three categories ,Umrah pilgrims, travelers in transit from another nation, and travelers arriving via internal transit.
– Five aircraft directly to Khartoum were stopped by King Abdulaziz International Airport, two of the flights returned while they were in the air, and the other three were stopped at the airport. There are 700 passengers from Sudan in total.
– King Khalid Airport in Riyadh and King Abdulaziz Airport in Jeddah urged travelers flying into Khartoum International Airport to contact the airline ahead of time to confirm updates on their flight schedules due to the ongoing fighting in Sudan.
– Flynas and Flyadeal, two more Saudi-based airlines, have likewise suspended all flights to Sudan. Recommend : 4 new Special Economic Zones launched by Saudi Crown Prince
– It is important to note that Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), which had a plane shot at during the current security events in Sudan, has temporarily halted all flights to and from Sudan. The incident happened at the airport in Khartoum.
– Airbus 4330, Flight No. (59458), was hit by bullets while it was parked on the runway of Khartoum International Airport, before it departed for Riyadh at 7:30 AM on Saturday, according to Saudi Airlines, which caused damage to the aircraft while it was getting ready for the return trip. It further stated that the passengers and crew were on board.
– All crew members have arrived at the Saudi Embassy in Khartoum, according to Saudia (Saudi Airlines). Join Saudi Expatriates channel on imo messenger
– According to the Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors, the clashes between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Rapid Support Forces in Khartoum and a number of cities, with a death toll reached at least 56 people and 595 injured among civilians across the country, adding that there were dozens of military deaths.