GACA launches initiatives to improve services

GACA is working to develop a network of international and domestic airports to accommodate a rise in passenger numbers. (AFP)
Updated 27 November 2019

GACA launches initiatives to improve services

JEDDAH: The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) is all set to launch a package of development programs and initiatives in various regions of the Kingdom to further improve the level of its services, said a statement issued on Tuesday.
GACA has launched an initiative at Prince Naif bin Abdul Aziz International Airport in Al-Qassim, Prince Abdulmohsen bin Abdul Aziz International Airport in Yanbu and Hail International Airport. 
Development work at Taif International Airport is also underway. 
As part of the civil aviation authority’s initiative, six round-trip flights from Taif to Cairo International Airport have been launched three days a week via Air Arabia.
The civil aviation authority is taking these measures to boost the number of flights at different airports in the Kingdom, the statement added.
GACA is also working to develop a network of international and domestic airports, to accommodate the ever-growing demand and increase in the number of passengers at the various airports around the Kingdom. 
It is also planning to build a modern airport system that provides advanced services to passengers


Saudi envoy receives Libyan ambassador to the UN

Updated 18 January 2020

Saudi envoy receives Libyan ambassador to the UN

NEW YORK: Abdallah Al-Mouallimi, Saudi Arabia’s permanent representative to the UN, held talks in New York with Taher El-Sonni, Libya’s UN ambassador and permanent representative. 

The two sides discussed issues of mutual concern and latest political developments in the region. 

Al-Mouallimi congratulated El-Sonni for his new apppointment and conveyed the Saudi leadership’s best wishes for prosperity, stability and progress to the Libyan people. 

Al-Mouallimi reiterated Saudi Arabia’s rejection of any foreign interference in the Libyan affairs, adding that Riyadh will continue to push all concerned parties to reach a political solution that guarantees the unity of Libya and saves
people’s lives.