Four flights evacuate 726 stranded Jordanians, students

08-06-2020 04:01 PM

Ammon News - AMMONNEWS - The Jordan Armed Forces- Arab Army, in coordination with security services and the Queen Alia International Airport's authorities, on Monday received more Jordanian students and people who were stranded abroad amid the coronavirus pandemic, after they were flown home in a phased process.

Airport Security Director, Brig. Gen. Khaled Shantir, said that the third phase of the evacuation plan included passengers returning from 16 countries, adding that other travel details will be announced later.

He said that the airport has until this morning received four flights from Kazakhstan, Romania, Pakistan and Chicago, with 726 passengers on board.

Shantir also said that some 894 foreign and Arab nationals left the Kingdom to their home countries in the last days.

Medical teams are on hand at the airport to receive the arrivals after landing to conduct COVID-19 tests, sterilize and disinfect their luggage before boarding buses to transport them to hotels in the Dead Sea that were prepared to accommodate them during the quarantine period set by the Ministry of Health.

Chemical support teams of the Royal Engineering Corps sterilize the airport after each flight to ensure a safe environment at the facility and help curb the spread of the pandemic.

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