Sudan Airways in Saudi refleeting deal

Sudanese President Omar al Bashir signed several cooperation agreements with King Salman of Saudi Arabia during a brief visit to Riyadh last week, reports ch-aviation.

Sources in the Sudanese Ministry of Transport have said that among the agreements was a pledge from the Saudi General Authorty of Civil Aviation to restructure SAR22.5 million riyals (USD6 million) worth of debt. In addition, provisions for fleet renewal at Sudan Airways were also made. 

A report indicates Saudi Arabia may equip the stricken Sudanese national carrier will fourteen aircraft including three B777s, three A320-200s, six Embraer Regional Jets, and two A330-200s.