Red Sea airport prepares for first international visitors

Red Sea airport prepares for first international visitors

Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea International Airport will record its first international visitors this month when a flight from Dubai arrives on April 18. Red Sea Global, the developer behind regenerative tourism destinations The Red Sea and Amaala, said the flight, operated by Flydubai, marks the start of a new twice-weekly route.  Regular domestic flights operated […]

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Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea International Airport will record its first international visitors this month when a flight from Dubai arrives on April 18.

Red Sea Global, the developer behind regenerative tourism destinations The Red Sea and Amaala, said the flight, operated by Flydubai, marks the start of a new twice-weekly route. 

Regular domestic flights operated by Saudia have been servicing Red Sea International Airport since September.

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Red Sea Global Group CEO John Pagano said the flight was “a further step in making Saudi Arabia one of the top tourism destinations globally”.

The Saudi Tourism Authority said the country attracted over 100 million visitors last year, including more than 27 million international tourists.

Saudi’s tourism sector has achieved a full recovery since the pandemic, with