1997 News Story

SAA resumes flights to Lebanon

The first regular flight of Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAA) arrived at Beirut Airport today from King Khaled International Airport in Riyadh, after a stoppage lasting fifteen years.  The flight carried Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Ahmad Al-Kehami, who stated that on arrival that the resumption of flights to Lebanon by the Kingdom’s national carrier emphasizes the full trust of the Saudi leadership and people in the restoration of security and stability in the country.  Referring with pride to the constant concern of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz to contribute in the reconstruction and development process under way in Lebanon, Ambassador AL-Kehami expressed his best wishes to the Lebanese leadership and people.