GACA President inspects Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Madinah
Riyadh June 16, 2021
His Excellency the President of the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA), Mr. Abdulaziz bin Abdullah Al-Duailej, paid an inspection visit today Wednesday to Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Madinah, to check on the progress of work and closely review the implementation of all precautionary and preventive measures recommended by the competent committees. He was accompanied on the tour by His Excellency Mr. Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman Al Arifi, Assistant Minister of Transport.
The inspection visit began in the main terminals in the check-in areas. His Excellency toured the domestic and international departure and arrival terminals. He was also briefed on the readiness of the passports and customs area and the airport operations department, and a number of sites and paths for travel procedures.
Soon after, His Excellency listened to a presentation by Taibah Airports Operation Company, the operator of Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz International Airport, about the facilities, services provided and the achievements made at the airport.
His Excellency the President of GACA stressed the importance of intensifying efforts to serve travelers and facilitate their travel procedures, while adhering to the application of health protocols set by the competent authorities. His Excellency praised the efforts made by all government and private agencies operating at the airport, and their combined efforts and integration to ensure the provision of the finest services to travelers.
It is worth noting that Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Madinah is the first airport in the Kingdom, which was built and operated entirely by the private sector according to the Build-Transfer-Operate method (BTO), where GACA worked to complete the privatization program of its investment units and airport to independent companies, which contributes to achieving the goals of the Kingdom's Vision 2030 aimed at developing the national economy.