Saudi Arabia looks at opening domestic market to GCC airlines

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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