Arab News, Saturday, Apr 16, 2022 | Ramadan 15, 1443
Riyadh airport launches notification service in sign language
Saudi Arabia: Riyadh Airports Co.,
in charge of running and operating King Khalid International Airport, has
announced the launch of a flight notifications service in sign language.
KAIA is now the world’s first airport to do so.
Riyadh Airports Co. announced the launch on social
media, emphasizing that it was committed to enhancing services for passengers
with the use of digital technology.
In a statement, Mohammed bin Abdullah
Al-Maghlouth, CEO of Riyadh Airports Co., said this would provide welcome
support for people with disabilities.
The company has recently announced several
initiatives as part of its strategic plan for digital transformation, he said,
citing the new Ofoq platform designed to manage all the airport’s operations.