Sudan reopens airports for flights from Turkey, UAE & Egypt

Sudan Thursday said it has re-opened Khartoum international airport for flights from UAE, Turkey and Egypt, after a four-month hiatus owing to covid-19 pandemic.
Ibrahim Adlan, the general director of Sudan’s Civil Aviation Authority, said air traffic has partially resumed as of today for flights from Turkey, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Anadolu news agency reports.
The Sudanese official also indicated that all passengers arriving at Khartoum Airport will be tested for the coronavirus as of July 14 if they do not possess a certificate for being COVID-19 free.
Sudan suspended March 16 all flights as part of the measures to curtain the spread disease which has caused the death of 641 people out of overall cases tallied at 10,158. Recoveries have hit 5,074.

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