The General Manager of the Civil Aviation Authority Mohammed Abdul-Aziz announced that an air bridge for transporting South Sudanese through Khartoum Air Port to their country will begin today Sunday and will last for two weeks with six flights per day. After a coordinating meeting at the Headquarters of the Civil Aviation Authority in Khartoum,Mr. Abdul-Aziz said all arrangements pertinent to the air bridge as well as the requirements of the flights have been completed. He added that the spirit of teamwork were prevailed in the meeting of the concerned organs which participated in the coordinating meeting.
Director of the National Center for Displaced people and Returnees at the Ministry of Social Welfare Al-Sirr Al-Omda described the air bridge from Khartoum to Juba as a humanitarian operation, saying the group who will be flown home were stranded at Kosti river Port and it has been decided that they would be flown to their country through Khartoum Air Port.