Jeddah Review
July 2017

Work on the new state-of-the-art King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) in Jeddah is 88 per cent complete and the airport will start experimental operation in the beginning of next year, an official has been quoted as saying.






July 2017

The Saudi government has awarded contracts to major regional and international firms for development of five airports in the kingdom, said a report.






July 2017

Meanwhile, Saudi-based Al Enmaa Investment Company said it has set up a new real estate development fund to build a residential and commercial complex near the Al Haramain train station in the port city of Jeddah at an investment of SR4 billion ($1.06 billion). The Darb Al Haramain complex will come up on a 1.






July 2017

The Haramain Express Train, which will connect the Saudi cities of Makkah and Madinah via Jeddah’s airport and King Abdullah Economic City in Rabigh, has been tested successfully and the project is now on track for completion by the year-end, said a report.






July 2017

UAE-based Gulftainer, a leading privately owned independent port operator, has marked the maiden call of Evergreen Marine Corporation’s 366-m-long vessel, Tampa Triumph, at its Northern Container Terminal (NCT) at the Jeddah Islamic Seaport, in Saudi Arabia.






July 2017

The Elaf Group of Companies, a Sedco Holding Group company and a leading provider of travel, tourism and hospitality services, announced its plans to open its latest five-star hotel in Jeddah.






July 2017

South Korea’s Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction has been awarded a $422 million engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to build the Jeddah 4 desalination plant in Saudi Arabia.






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