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Jordan's international airport to reopen in August

Jordan has had relatively few COVID-19 cases, but some citizens are upset at the damage to the economy during the pandemic and accompanying restrictions.
Jordanian flight attendants participate in a special ceremony to receive two new Airbus A330-200 acquired by the state carrier Royal Jordanian at Queen Alia International Airport in Amman on May 24, 2010. The ceremony was held as part of Independence Day celebrations which fall on May 25th. AFP PHOTO/KHALIL MAZRAAWI (Photo credit should read KHALIL MAZRAAWI/AFP via Getty Images)

Jordan will open its international airport next month, according to the state-run news agency. It is the latest sign the Hashemite Kingdom is opening back up amid its success fighting COVID-19.

Jordan’s Minister of State for Media Affairs Amjad Adaileh told Al-Mamlaka today that Queen Alia International Airport in Amman will resume international flights in the first or second week of August.

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