Flights of UN Organizations to Sana’a Airport Suspended


Deputy chairman of Civil Aviation and Meteorology Authority (CAMA) Raed Jabal announced the suspension of flights to the United Nations organizations until further notice to ensure the safety of the flights and its staff.

At the conference, CAMA’s deputy chairman Raed Jabal, said that the coalition’s fighter jets bombed last Monday the Civil Aviation Institute, the quarantine building, freight hangers, and planes refueling equipment.

Director of Sana’a International Airport Khaled Al-Shayef on Tuesday announced that the airport is out of readiness after its facilities were bombed by the Saudi-led coalition warplanes on Monday evening.

This came during a press conference held on the ruins of the Civil Aviation and Meteorology Authority (CAMA) at Sana’a International Airport.

For his part, Director General of the Yemeni Petroleum Company, Ammar Al-Adhari, said that the damage costs of the Saudi coalition raids on the company’s facilities and equipment at Sana’a Airport on Monday exceeded $3 million.

On Monday evening, the Saudi-led coalition aircrafts targeted Sana’a International Airport with a series of raids, causing great damage to the airport facilities, which got it out of readiness.

“Sana’a airport was providing its navigational services to the aircrafts of the United Nations and international organizations with professionalism and readiness.”

The coalition’s raids on the airport impede the flights of the UN and humanitarian organizations and the humanitarian aid provided to the Yemeni people.



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