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October 21 2021 10:13 PM ˚

Second plane of Russian tourists arrives in Aqaba

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AMMAN — A plane carrying Russian tourists landed at King Hussein International Airport in Aqaba on Sunday, the second of weekly scheduled flights to the Kingdom that are expected to continue through to the end of the year.اضافة اعلان

Director of the Jordan Tourism Board, Abdul Razzaq Arabiyat, said "We expect an increase in the number of Russian planes carrying tourists to the Kingdom during the coming period."

The first Russian plane carrying 220 tourists arrived at the King Hussein International Airport in Aqaba on June 20, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.

The Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Nayef Hamidi Al-Fayez said at the time that Jordan is more than ready to receive tourists from abroad and that the Kingdom is seeing low rates of COVID-19.

Tourism to the Kingdom was hard hit by the pandemic, with Jordan seeing its first tourism flight since the pandemic started, arrive at the King Hussein International Airport on May 1, carrying tourists from Bulgaria. 

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