2004 News Story

Kingdom continues humanitarian airlift to Iran

Six more Saudi relief planes left for Iran today, five from Riyadh Airbase and one from King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah.  The planes are carrying over100 tons of equipment and medical supplies to equip the Saudi field hospital in Bam.  Since December 27, 2003, fourteen relief planes carrying more than 400 tons of emergency relief supplies and a medical team have been dispatched to Iran.