Saudi Gazette report
RIYADH — Purple Sea World (RSG), the multi-project developer behind the world’s most bold regenerative tourism locations, The Purple Sea and Amaala, has disclosed the inaugural challenge in its expanded portfolio.
The entrusted process includes the refurbishment of Al Wajh Airport (EJH).
The first goal of this improvement is to modernize the airport, aligning it with worldwide requirements.
RSG plans not solely to boost the prevailing terminal and infrastructure but additionally to assemble a brand new worldwide terminal, the designs of which might be unveiled quickly.
This strategic improve goals to place EJH for a rise in direct flights, fostering higher connectivity and job alternatives for the native populace.
Moreover, EJH is about to play a pivotal function in servicing key developments within the space, appearing as a gateway to the Amaala vacation spot, additionally developed by RSG.
Notably, the airport is slated to turn out to be the operational base for Fly Purple Sea, the Kingdom’s pioneering seaplane firm.
John Pagano, group CEO of Purple Sea World, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “Final yr, Purple Sea World introduced a rising portfolio of tasks alongside the Purple Beach of Saudi Arabia.
“At this time I can reveal the primary of these tasks is to refurbish Al Wajh Airport, making it a contemporary airport for the individuals of Tabuk.
“It’s an honor to be the developer of alternative for this vital work, making certain Al Wajh is prepared and outfitted to help the wants of the rising local people.”
This improvement aligns with the increasing checklist of aviation tasks underneath the Group. Within the earlier month, the Purple Sea Worldwide Airport (RSI), one other enterprise by RSG, marked a milestone with its first home flight, now working on an everyday schedule.
Moreover, RSG is actively creating a second personal airport in proximity to The Purple Sea and Amaala locations.
As a part of the modernization efforts at EJH, 4 SAUDIA-operated flights might be redirected from EJH to RSI.
Commencing on Oct. 29, the flights will observe an everyday schedule, enhancing connectivity between RSI and RUH, Riyadh’s King Abdulaziz Worldwide Airport.
Notably, RSI will now facilitate flights to and from King Abdulaziz Worldwide Airport (JED) in Jeddah.
For passengers with current bookings to Al Wajh from Oct. 29 onwards, seamless transitions are ensured with automated redirection to RSI.
RSG is offering complimentary shuttle companies between RSI and Al Wajh Airport, in addition to between RSI and Umluj.
Alongside these aviation developments, RSG’s first two lodges at the moment are open for bookings.
Upon full completion in 2030, the vacation spot goals to characteristic 50 resorts, providing over 8,000 lodge rooms and 1,000 residential properties throughout 22 islands and 6 inland websites.
The vacation spot will boast luxurious marinas, golf programs, leisure, F&B, and leisure amenities, solidifying its standing as a premier international vacation spot.