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GACA qualifies 7 firms to present carrier license offers

The Saudi General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has qualified seven of a total of 14 Saudi and foreign companies for the right to present their offers to secure a license to operate both domestic and international services to and from the kingdom, Arab News has reported. "The procedures of qualification were completed with the support of an international expert company that looked into the companies' profiles, including their technical capabilities, substantial experience in air transport and financial capabilities to establish and operate an aviation company viably. "GACA then shortlisted the most qualified among them to present their offers." GACA is expected to announce the name of the licensed company by the end of September.