Sharjah Airport received a record 13.6 million passengers in 2019 with a year-on-year increase of 13 per cent compared to 12 million passengers in 2018, and that’s certainly an amazing feat.
Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has readied all of its hospitality, ecotourism and leisure destinations to receive visitors and tourists from around the world, while strictly adhering to the UAE government’s health and safety protocols to ensure the highest levels of protection of all their visitors, residents and staff.
Ali Salim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Airport Authority, recently welcomed Sheikh Abdulrahman Bin Mohammed Al Shamsi, Deputy Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation office in Sharjah, on a tour of Sharjah Airport.
The Sharjah Airport Authority will resume operations of passenger flights for those wishing to return to their home countries. The airport will be ready to welcome returning citizens upon receiving the necessary orders.
Air Arabia remains committed to bring stranded citizens back home as well as supporting requests to operate repatriation flights and is working closely with UAE authorities in this regard.
The airline will operate a mix of outbound only passenger flights as well as cargo flights during the month of April to India, Afghanistan, Iran, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Sudan, Egypt and Nepal.
The authorities said the conditions and procedures would be announced later in light of the preventive and precautionary measures taken by the UAE to curb the spread of Covid-19.
A new milestone was marked by Sharjah Airport as it received the “Green Airport” Silver recognition 2020, which acknowledges airports’ achievements in environmental projects.
Amid the COVID-19 restrictions, five entities in UAE have joined hands and airlifted 105 workers, who have been stranded in Saudi Arabia after the country was not operating international flight services in light of rising positive cases.