Saudi Arabia to expand passengers capacity at airports to 330mln

The minister also said that they are increasing air cargo capacity to 4.5mln tons by 2030

  
A Saudi man wearing a face mask is seen with his luggage as he arrives at the King Khalid International Airport, after Saudi authorities lift the travel ban on its citizens after fourteen months due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May 16, 2021. Image used for illustrative purpose.

A Saudi man wearing a face mask is seen with his luggage as he arrives at the King Khalid International Airport, after Saudi authorities lift the travel ban on its citizens after fourteen months due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May 16, 2021. Image used for illustrative purpose.

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RIYADH: Saudi Arabia plans to expand capacity at airports to 330 million passengers by 2030 from 100 million in 2016, Al Riyadh newspaper reported, citing minister of transport and logistics, Saleh Al-Jasser.

The minister also said that they are increasing air cargo capacity to 4.5 million tons by 2030, compared to 99,000 tons in 2019.

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