Riyadh — The Royal Commission for AlUla and Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) announced the launching of the “Sky Museum” from Riyadh to AlUla. This will be the first flying museum to shed light on AlUla’s archeological sites.
The first flight is scheduled for Thursday, where chosen replicas will be showcased for artifacts discovered during excavations in AlUla.
During the trip, the Director of Antiquities and Heritage Research at the Commission, Dr. Rebecca Foote, will give a briefing on the artifacts on display and answer questions from the travelers.
Dr. Foote said: “AlUla is a hidden gem of the Arabian Peninsula. I look forward to sharing information of our work with the passengers on board the Sky Museum.”
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Chief Destination Marketing Supervisor at the Commission Philip Jones said; “The Sky Museum trip sheds light again on AlUla as a living museum and sheds lights again on the importance of archeological works that we are doing in AlUla; which we believe is the biggest archeological work in the world nowadays.”
The Flying Museum enhances the efforts of the AlUla commission in showcasing the rich heritage of AlUla and promoting it as a tourist destination.