UAE Air Force to salute COVID-19 frontline workers with hospital flypasts


The UAE Air Force team will take to the skies to pay a special tribute to frontline health workers battling the coronavirus pandemic.

The aerobatic display team, Al Fursan, will fly past a number of the country's hospitals over three days starting Sunday, between 5:30 pm and 6:30 pm.

It highlights a message of gratitude from His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, who has taken numerous opportunities to applaud the hard work and sacrifices of the workers in the healthcare sector.

On Sunday, the jets will fly over Abu Dhabi’s Al Rahba Hospital, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Zayed Military Hospital, Emirates Humanitarian City, Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City and Al Ain Hospital, while on Monday, it will be Al Dhafra Hospital in Madinat Zayed.

On the last day, the Al Fursan team will fly over Dubai’s Kuwait Hospital, Sharjah’s Al Kuwait Hospital, Ajman’s Sheikh Khalifa General Hospital, Umm Al Qaiwain’s Field Hospital, Ras Al Khaimah’s Field Hospital and Ibrahim Bin Hamad Obaidullah Hospital, Fujairah’s Masafi Hospital and Khorfakkan Hospital.

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