almotamar-net - On Saturday, Turkish Airlines celebrated inauguration of the first Sana’a-Istanbul route twice weekly. A maiden flight carrying 111 passengers departed for Istanbul Sunday.
International Tourist Group Chairman Alwan Al-Shibani said the weekly direct flights will generate trade and tourism activity between the two countries. Al-Shibani asserted that Istanbul’s position as a gateway to Europe will encourage tourism to Yemen. The link also will encourage more Turkish businessmen to seek investment opportunities in Yemen.
The Turkish Minister of Transport and Communication said Turkey and Yemen enjoy strong commercial relations, which the flights will help promote. He added that the flights will further stimulate cultural and tourist activity between the two countries. He noted that Turkish Airlines owns 83 planes and intends to establish 134 new routes covering most of the world.
A Saudi aggression fighter jet targeted a citizen's car driving in Fara area of Kutaf district in Saada province overnight, killing the driver and injuring his friend, a security official said on Monday.
Scores of Saudi enemy soldiers were killed and injured on Sunday when the army and popular forces repelled a Saudi military attempt to sneak into Shurfah site in the border province of Najran, a military official said.
The operation was accomplished successfully against the Saudi
Saudi aggression warplanes have launched more than 49 airstrikes over the past hours on several residential areas across Yemen, a security official said on Sunday.
The airstrikes targeted the areas of Malahiz and Husama in Dhahir district, and areas Thuban, Masahif and Sdad in Bakim district of northern Saada province.