Arrival and departure of Umrah performers reach more than 2.4 million
According to a report issued by King Abdulaziz International Airport, that the total of number of Umrah performers have arrived at the airport from the beginning of the season to date, reached to 1,234,302, while the total number of others departed in the same period reached to 2. 451,642 .
The Assistant President of the General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA) for Airports, the Acting Director General of King Abdulaziz International Airport, Eng. Abdullah bin Mosaad Al-Raimi, said that that the arrival of pilgrims this year recorded upward movement since the beginning of the season and it is expected that the movement would increase during the coming months in coincidence with the holy month of Ramadan, which is often witnessed a whole slew of Umrah performers.