Saudi Arabia is studying the construction of a new airport in Riyadh

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To be a base for a new airline with the aim of increasing the number of tourists

Bloomberg Agency quoted its sources as saying that the Saudi Investment Fund is studying the establishment of a new airport in the capital, Riyadh, to be a base for a new airline that the fund is looking to launch in order to increase the number of tourists.

According to the sources quoted by the agency; The new Saudi airline, which was announced locally earlier this year, will serve tourists and business travelers; While the current national airline will focus on religious tourism from its base in Jeddah.

According to the “Russia Today” website, the agency stated that the project, which is still in its early stages of planning, may enhance the Kingdom’s goal to attract 100 million tourists annually by 2030; This is a sixfold increase from 2019; Noting that the size of the new facility and the timeline for its construction have not been determined, and it is likely that the fund will decide not to move forward with these plans.

The kingdom wants to attract 30 million travelers for Hajj and Umrah annually by 2030. Religious tourism – which includes the pilgrimage – attracted year-round to Mecca more than $20 billion in 2018, equivalent to 2.7% of Saudi Arabia’s GDP.

Bloomberg: Saudi Arabia is considering establishing a new airport in Riyadh

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Bloomberg Agency quoted its sources as saying that the Saudi Investment Fund is studying the establishment of a new airport in the capital, Riyadh, to be a base for a new airline that the fund is looking to launch in order to increase the number of tourists.

According to the sources quoted by the agency; The new Saudi airline, which was announced locally earlier this year, will serve tourists and business travelers; While the current national airline will focus on religious tourism from its base in Jeddah.

According to the “Russia Today” website, the agency stated that the project, which is still in its early stages of planning, may enhance the Kingdom’s goal to attract 100 million tourists annually by 2030; This is a sixfold increase from 2019; Noting that the size of the new facility and the timeline for its construction have not been determined, and it is likely that the fund will decide not to move forward with these plans.

The kingdom wants to attract 30 million travelers for Hajj and Umrah annually by 2030. Religious tourism – which includes the pilgrimage – attracted year-round to Mecca more than $20 billion in 2018, equivalent to 2.7% of Saudi Arabia’s GDP.

June 24, 2021 – Dhu al-Qi’dah 14, 1442

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To be a base for a new airline with the aim of increasing the number of tourists

Bloomberg Agency quoted its sources as saying that the Saudi Investment Fund is studying the establishment of a new airport in the capital, Riyadh, to be a base for a new airline that the fund is looking to launch in order to increase the number of tourists.

According to the sources quoted by the agency; The new Saudi airline, which was announced locally earlier this year, will serve tourists and business travelers; While the current national airline will focus on religious tourism from its base in Jeddah.

According to Russia Today, the agency stated that the project, which is still in its early stages of planning, may enhance the Kingdom’s goal of attracting 100 million tourists annually by 2030. This is a sixfold increase from 2019; Noting that the size of the new facility and the timeline for its construction have not been determined, and it is likely that the fund will decide not to move forward with these plans.

The kingdom wants to attract 30 million travelers for Hajj and Umrah annually by 2030. Religious tourism – which includes the pilgrimage – attracted year-round to Mecca more than $20 billion in 2018, equivalent to 2.7% of Saudi Arabia’s GDP.





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