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Saudia Airlines to begin Jeddah flights from Birmingham

The Business Desk 21 Mar 2023
Nick Barton, chief executive of Birmingham Airport, said ... ”Customers heading west from Saudi Arabia now have direct flights to Birmingham Airport, the global gateway to the West Midlands region, an economic powerhouse on a strong trajectory of growth.

War-weary Yemenis greet Saudi-Iran deal with caution

Al Jazeera 21 Mar 2023
Now, Saudi Arabia and Iran have agreed to restore diplomatic ties after years of tensions, leaving Yemenis like Mohammed surprised – and confused ... The Houthis in recent years have targeted a number of oil facilities and airports in Saudi Arabia and its coalition partner, the United Arab Emirates.

Yemen War Powers Resolution - MaryDiane Baker

Caledonian Record 20 Mar 2023
It pains me to write, again, that the USA still fuels the Saudi/UAE war machine, enabling its attacks on Yemen ... Yet we’ve helped the Saudis subject them to over 25,000 air raids ... that Congress pass a War Powers Resolution now, stop weapons sales to Saudi Arabia/UAE and that the blockade is lifted to fully open airports and seaports.

Imsak, Iftar in the air: How Emirates is preparing for Ramadan, helping faithful passengers

Khaleejtimes 20 Mar 2023
With the holy month of Ramadan expected to begin this week, Emirates is preparing for fasting passengers both onboard and at boarding gates ... Passengers may also check in one bottle of Islamic holy water ‘Zamzam’, containing up to 5 litres per person at Dubai International Airport (DXB) and various airports in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ... ALSO READ.

Emirates embraces the spirit of the Holy Month with a thoughtful passenger journey

Urdu Point 20 Mar 2023
Iftar Meal Boxes honouring Bedouin heritage ... Passengers may also check in one bottle of Islamic holy water ‘ZAMZAM’, containing up to 5 litres per person at Dubai International Airport (DXB) and various airports in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Captain announcements of Iftar time ... Ramadan refreshments in the lounges ... Ramadan content on ice.

Inside Saudi Arabia’s plan to take down Emirates and Qatar

Yahoo Daily News 19 Mar 2023
Crown Prince and Defense Minister of Saudi Arabia Mohammad bin Salman in Egypt - Bandar Algaloud/Getty Images ... Saudi Arabia’s pedigree in commercial aviation outdates its neighbours ... King Khaled airport in the Saudi capital is also being transformed, it was announced in November ... The new airport and airline are major planks of Saudi’s “Vision 2030”.

Tracking bracelets for kids at Saudi holiest sites

Gulf News 17 Mar 2023
Millions of Muslims from around the globe flock to the holy places in Saudi Arabia, mainly in Ramadan, for worshipping and undertaking Umrah ... Saudi authorities have also extended the Umrah visa from 30 days to 90 and allowed holders to enter the kingdom via all land, air and sea outlets and leave from any airport.

King Fahd International named top regional airport by Skytrax

Arab News 17 Mar 2023
The Skytrax rankings come after the Kingdom’s General Authority of Civil Aviation ranked King Khalid International Airport first among Saudi Arabia’s international airports with more than 15 million passengers annually, for scoring high on various performance indicators including waiting times and security procedures.

Riyadh Air plans new orders ahead of 2025 take-off — CEO

The Jordan Times 17 Mar 2023
RIYADH — Saudi Arabia's new national airline plans more aircraft orders as it prepares to operate its first flights in early 2025, its CEO told AFP on Wednesday ... Saudi officials in November 2022 announced plans for a giant new airport in Riyadh, with a hoped-for doubling of the city's population.

Globetrotting couple hits 1,500 airport goal on ‘magical’ trip to Sahara

Metro UK 17 Mar 2023
Alan and Agnieszka Forbes celebrate their milestone airport visit shortly before takeoff in southern Morocco (Picture ... But they were able to rope in an airport security guard for a group picture before the internal flight from Guelmim, which lies 130km to the north ... Globe-trotting couple couchsurf in Saudi Arabia on mission to visit 1,500 airports.

The quest for green air travel

Asiatimes 17 Mar 2023
It has become a global flight hub, with several regional countries – notably the United Arab Emirates but also Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Turkey – betting big on economic diversity through mega-airports, super-connector airlines and spin-offs, from tourism to cargo.
photo: AP / Ng Han Guan, File
A security guard stands near a sculpture of the Chinese Communist Party flag at the Museum of the Communist Party of China on May 26, 2022, in Beijing, China

Even Peace Is Made in China

Scheerpost 17 Mar 2023
The deal brokered between Iran and Saudi Arabia, brought together by China, to restore diplomatic relations, is a clear example of that ... Well, Saudi Arabia and Iran have long had a rivalry with one another ... So the Saudis feel as though the Iranians have kind of surrounded them ... He was coming there to negotiate with the Saudis.

Riyadh Airport ranks first for improved traveler experience: GACA report  

Arab News 16 Mar 2023
Saudi Arabia’s King Khalid International Airport ranked first among the international airports with more than 15 million passengers annually for scoring high on various performance indicators including waiting times and security procedures ... experience at Saudi Arabia’s airports.

Saudi Airports Continue To Rank Highly In Skytrax's Top Global Airports List For 2023

MENA FN 16 Mar 2023
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) Riyadh, March 16, 2023, SPA -- The Saudi airports have continued occupying advanced ranking as among the world's top 50 airports in the Skytrax Organization's World ... .

World’s best airports 2023: Singapore dethrones Qatar, Dubai ranks in top 20

The National 16 Mar 2023
Aviation website Skytrax has unveiled its list of the world's best airports in 2023. Singapore’s Changi Airport has taken the top spot, with the Asian aviation hub dethroning last year’s winner, Hamad International Airport in Qatar ... Saudi Arabia's Dammam was named the best regional airport ... Singapore Changi Airport, Singapore ... Istanbul Airport, Turkey.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping gestures while speaking to Russian President Vladimir Putin during their meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Monday, March 20, 2023.
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