Pre-Snowstorm Statement

Monday, January 5, 2015

Airport International Group (AIG) - the Jordanian company responsible for the rehabilitation, expansion and operation of Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) – activated its snow plan on Monday 5 January, 2015, in preparation for the upcoming snowstorm that is expected to pass over the Kingdom in the coming days.

Accordingly and further to QAIA Snow Committee held on the 18th of November, AIG is closely coordinating with all involved entities to address all applicable tools and procedures, including the continuous monitoring of meteorological conditions. As part of the snow plan, AIG has set on standby a fleet of sweepers, vehicles outfitted with snow ploughs and blades, de-icing/anti-icing spreader and a practical trial to review applicable procedure conducted on the 30th of December 2014.

QAIA passengers and visitors are requested to take caution when travelling to the airport during the storm, and to heed the Civil Defense’s warnings as weather conditions develop. Travelers are also advised to arrive at least three hours prior to their flights to avoid delays resulting from traffic congestion, and to check for schedule updates by contacting their airlines or calling QAIA at 06-4010250.