Saudia pilot dies on flight to Riyadh

Updated 03 March 2016

Saudia pilot dies on flight to Riyadh

RIYADH: A Saudi Arabian Airlines pilot died from a heart attack during a flight from Bisha to Riyadh on Monday, the airlines said in a statement on Tuesday.
Waleed Al-Mohammad was piloting SV flight 1734 bound for Riyadh and died before landing his plane at King Khaled International Airport.
His co-pilot, Rami Ben Ghazi, took immediate control of the aircraft and declared a state of emergency. He called for an ambulance and medical staff to be ready when they landed.
Immediately after they landed, the medical staff boarded the plane and announced the pilot’s death, the statement said. The passengers were in no danger at any stage because the co-pilot was qualified to handle the aircraft.


Tatweer opens registration for new academic year in Saudi Arabia

In the next four years, the company aims to provide services for 1.2 million students throughout the Kingdom. (SPA)
Updated 14 min 11 sec ago

Tatweer opens registration for new academic year in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: The Ministry of Education’s school transport service provider asked families to register their children for the upcoming academic year via their website’s Noor system.
They can access the school transport page on the Tatweer Education Holding Co. website to fill in the required data for registration. The company said that the service will be limited to registered students based on priority and entitlement criteria.
Tatweer said that it had simplified the registration process, which can be completed online or through supervisors of the transport service in government schools.
The company added that parents can communicate with a supervisor for any inquiries related to the service by calling 8001231000 for free.
They can also email [email protected] or get in touch on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.
In the next four years, the company aims to provide services for 1.2 million students throughout the Kingdom.