Transport Minister visits QAIA, checks on arrangements to receive returning students

Amman, Minister of Transport, Khaled Saif, on Sunday visited the Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) and checked firsthand on arrangements and readiness to receive Jordanian students returning home.

During his inspection tour at the airport, Saif said that the first group of Jordanian students returning to the Kingdom is expected to arrive on Tuesday, as 3049 students supposed to arrive over a span of three days, from 9 international destinations and 16 flights.

He added that various airport facilities are ready to receive students, test and transfer them to the sites designated for the quarantine, according to smooth and quick arrangements.

A special area inside the airport was set up to receive students, the minister noted, explaining that procedures for receiving students will include testing them when disembarking from the plane, and stamping their passports at the same place, and then their bags will be unloaded, sterilized and x-rayed, after which the students will be transported in buses to the designated quarantine sites.

Saif and officials at the QAIA discussed key measures taken to ensure the safety of students and those responsible for receiving and transporting them. He was also briefed on the mechanism of reception at the airport and its readiness within strict procedures, and ways to deal with the returning students.

The first group of students will arrive in the Kingdom on Tuesday via 3 flights arriving from Cairo and Istanbul, within 16 flights designated to transport students to the Kingdom.

Source: Jordan News Agency

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