24 September 2017

Somalia: Mogadishu Airport Resumes Night-Time Flights in 27 Years

A cargo plane carrying 200 pilgrims from Saudi Arabia has landed at night-time at Mogadishu's Aden Adde International Airport on Sunday evening, September 23.

Senior government officials were present at the Airport during the arrival of the plane, marking the first flight in 27 years since the collapse of former military regime in 1991.

The ministry of aviation for the Federal government has installed improved lights on the runway of the airport, allowing the airport to operate during the night.

Somalia government recently announced that the airport is open for business during the night for the first time for more than twenty years.

Somalia

Mogadishu Starts Rebuilding at Deadly Blast Site

Residents of Somalia's capital have developed an exceptional state of resilience over the years. They had to, given how… Read more »

Copyright © 2017 Shabelle Media Network. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.