Saudi Arabia looks at opening domestic market to GCC airlines

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The Saudi Arabian General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has confirmed it is considering opening its skies to carriers from other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member nations, in a radical attempt to improve the domestic aviation market in the country. In mid Aug-2011, a spokesman for the GACA stated the body is now "seriously considering" a proposal that would open up the Saudi domestic market to foreign competition.

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