Saudia airlines says bomb threat on Madrid-Riyadh flight is a hoax

February 4, 2016 1:37 PM

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DUBAI Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), said a bomb scare that grounded its Riyadh-bound flight from Madrid on Thursday was a false alarm.

"It's just another hoax that all airlines are subjected to," a Saudia spokesman told Reuters when asked about the incident.

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