Published: 2020-09-10 11:01
Last Updated: 2020-09-10 11:06
The first commercial flight arrived in Queen Alia International Airport in Amman on the first day of the airport reopening on Tuesday.
This is the first commercial plane to arrive in and depart from the Kingdom, since commercial flights were banned in March 17 due to the coronavirus crisis.
The first scheduled flight arrived from Turkey on Tuesday evening, carrying 141 passengers.
The resumption of flights will be gradual; as the number of flights in the first week will be limited to three per day, then six during the second week, as announced by the Minister of Transport, Khaled Saif.
Scenes from the airport on Tuesday show the procedures that passengers had to go through before entering the country, which include presenting a PCR test results, conducting a PCR test upon arrival and waiting for the results.