Army : 15 flights arrive to date with 3037 returnees onboard

[5/17/2020 2:01:54 PM]

AMMONNEWS - The Jordanian Armed Forces - the Arab Army, in coordination with various security departments, government institutions, and Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA), have continued receiving Jordanian students and stranded nationals at QAIA for the third consecutive day.

Speaking on the student repatriation operation, the QAIA's Security and Protection Director, Brigadier General Khaled Shantir, said on Sunday: "The Armed Forces and the security and governmental agencies are still continuing to implement the evacuation plan for repatriating returnees to QAIA."

Thus, Shantir said the total number of flights that have arrived until this evening is 15, the number of returning passengers onboard hit 3037, adding 3 flights are scheduled to arrive at Sunday's night and tomorrow dawn.

As part of their precautionary efforts, teams of chemical support of the Royal Engineering Corps have also disinfected and sterilized the QAIA facilities after repatriation flights.

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