Al-Iryani opens the gates of heaven
In a step aimed at facilitating the performance of Hajj for Yemeni pilgrims, Yemenia Airways intends to launch flights transporting pilgrims from Sana’a International Airport to Jeddah and Medina airports in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This important step was announced by Muammar Al-Eryani, Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism in the Yemeni government, within the framework of cooperation and joint response between the two brotherly countries.
Next Saturday, corresponding to June 17, Yemeni Airlines will launch its first flight to transport pilgrims to the Sacred House of God from Sana’a International Airport to Jeddah and Medina airports in Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj for the season 1444 AH/2023.
Muammar Al-Eryani, Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism of the Yemeni government, said in tweets that he published on his Twitter account, monitored by the editor of (Nation of Tomorrow) that the launch of Yemeni flights to transport pilgrims to the Sacred House of God comes in implementation of the directives of His Excellency President Dr. Rashad Al-Alimi, Chairman of the Presidential Leadership Council, with the cooperation and fraternal response of the brothers in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Stressing that this step of transferring Yemeni pilgrims from Sana’a Airport to Saudi airports came despite the difficult conditions and the measures taken by the terrorist Houthi militia targeting Yemenis and harassing them, and the unremitting efforts made by His Excellency President Dr. Rashad Muhammad Al-Alimi – may God protect him – at various levels to alleviate the suffering. On the shoulders of citizens, whether living in liberated areas or areas subject to force under the control of the coup, and coordinating efforts with brotherly and friendly countries to provide facilities for Yemenis in light of the exceptional circumstances that our country is going through as a result of the coup.
The benefits of launching flights transporting Yemeni pilgrims
Facilitating access to the Sacred House of God: The launch of Yemenia flights to transport Yemeni pilgrims is an important step in facilitating and facilitating their access to the Sacred House of God in Makkah Al-Mukarramah.
Reducing the burden on pilgrims: Flights provide a quick and convenient way for Yemeni pilgrims to reach the holy sites, thus reducing the heavy burden and fatigue they may encounter during their journey.
Strengthening bilateral relations
The cooperation of Yemen and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the field of transporting pilgrims reflects the strength of the bilateral relations between the two countries and their joint commitment to facilitating the performance of Hajj for Muslims.
Preparations for flights
To ensure the safety and comfort of Yemeni pilgrims, Yemenia Airlines is taking all necessary measures and procedures. Here are some important preparations:
Training and rehabilitation
The air crew and flight personnel are trained to ensure that they are able to deal with pilgrims with high efficiency and professionalism.
Maintenance and technical inspection
Aircraft are regularly maintained and technically checked to ensure readiness and safety before each flight.
Organization and Management
Flights are organized in an orderly and thoughtful manner, and operations are managed efficiently to ensure their smooth execution.
Health and safety precautions
The world is currently facing major health challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, Yemen Airways attaches great importance to taking the necessary precautions to preserve the safety of pilgrims and workers. Among these precautions:
Yemeni pilgrims undergo a comprehensive medical examination before traveling to ensure that they are free of any diseases that pose a threat to others.
Measures are being taken to ensure social distancing on board and at airports to limit the spread of infection.
Everyone is required to wear protective masks during the trip and in public areas to maintain their safety and the safety of others.
The inauguration of Yemeni Airlines to transport pilgrims to the Holy House of God is an important step that contributes to facilitating the performance of Hajj for Yemeni pilgrims. This step reflects the cooperation and joint response between Yemen and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in facilitating the Hajj journey and providing the necessary facilities for pilgrims. Yemen Airways hopes that these new flights will be successful and fruitful, and that Yemeni pilgrims will be able to perform their rituals easily and smoothly.