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Kuwait to restart commercial international passenger flights from August 1

July 2, 2020

Kuwait to restart commercial international passenger flights from August 1

Kuwait has decided to resume international passenger flights as of August 1, officials within the country confirmed on Monday.

Kuwait’s Council of Ministers approved a three-stage plan to restart commercial flights to and from the country’s Kuwait International Airport.

However,"... Continue Reading

Smiths Detection to supply security-screening equipment to Kuwait airport

July 1, 2020

Smiths Detection to supply security-screening equipment to Kuwait airport

Smiths Detection will supply hold-baggage screening equipment at Kuwait’s T2. Image: Smiths Detection The contract includes the installation of HI-SCAN 10080 XCT units for screening hold baggage. Terminal 2, which is intended to become an international transit hub, will have the ability to handle 25 million passengers annually, and the screening equipment will help ensure the quick and thorough screening of baggage and cargo passing through the terminal. Jerome de Chassey, vice president APAC and Middle East said: “We’re happy to be entering this partnership with Kuwait International Airport, providing them with best-in-class screening equipment for their new terminal. The solutions they...... Continue Reading

Lufthansa Group announces flight cancellations for April

March 12, 2020

Lufthansa Group announces flight cancellations for April

Due to the exceptional circumstances caused by the spread of the coronavirus, Lufthansa has announced reduced flight schedules from March 29 to April 24.

The flight cancellations will be implemented successively in the booking systems, and affected passengers will be informed of the changes and rebooking options as of today.

For all passenger airlines in the Group, a total of 23,000"... Continue Reading

Kuwait to suspend all flights from Friday over virus

March 12, 2020

Kuwait to suspend all flights from Friday over virus

Kuwait will halt all commercial flights to and from the country starting Friday and until further notice, with the exception of cargo flights, state news agency KUNA reported on Wednesday.

Authorities also announced a public holiday in the country from March 12-26, with work resuming on March 29, KUNA said, adding that companies"... Continue Reading

AI Express cancels Kuwait flight

March 9, 2020

AI Express cancels Kuwait flight

Air India Express cancelled its budget flight from Calicut International Airport at Karipur to Kuwait on Saturday following a week-long travel ban imposed by the Kuwait government in the wake of the COVID-19 scare.

Air India officials said all their Kuwait flights would be cancelled until further orders.

India"... Continue Reading

ACI Reveals World’s Best Airports for Customer Experience

March 9, 2020

ACI Reveals World’s Best Airports for Customer Experience

Airports Council International (ACI) World has today revealed the winners of its world-renowned Airport Service Quality Awards.

The awards recognize those airports around the world that deliver the best customer experience in the opinion of their own passengers.

This"... Continue Reading

Congressional panel points out Boeing has 'culture of concealment' in its latest report

March 8, 2020

Congressional panel points out Boeing has 'culture of concealment' in its latest report

A congressional committee investigating Boeing said on Friday that a “culture of concealment” at the company and poor oversight by federal regulators contributed to two deadly crashes involving the grounded 737 Max.

The committee's Democrats said multiple factors led to the crashes, but it homed in on a new flight-control"... Continue Reading

EgyptAir suspends flights to Kuwait over coronavirus concerns

March 8, 2020

EgyptAir suspends flights to Kuwait over coronavirus concerns

CAIRO, March 7 (Xinhua) -- EgyptAir, the flag carrier of Egypt, announced on Saturday that it will suspend flights to Kuwait as of the day until further notice.

In a statement, EgyptAir said that the decision came after Kuwait decided to suspend all flights with seven countries, including Egypt, for one week as part of the precautions"... Continue Reading

Kuwait Airways Set To Receive First Rare Airbus A330-800neo In November

March 7, 2020

Kuwait Airways Set To Receive First Rare Airbus A330-800neo In November

We asked the question earlier this year: When will Kuwait Airways receive its first Airbus A330-800neo? Well, it seems we finally have an answer to the question. According to FlightGlobal, it appears that the Middle Eastern carrier is set to take delivery of its first -800 in the third quarter of this year. Over two years of waiting

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Kuwait Airways ready to receive Airbus A330-800 aircraft

March 5, 2020

Kuwait Airways ready to receive Airbus A330-800 aircraft

KUWAIT: Airbus has finished preparing the first A330-800 aircraft purchased by Kuwait Airways Corporation (KAC), and which will be received during the third quarter of this year, KAC announced yesterday.

The national carrier had signed a contract to purchase eight Airbus A330-800 aircrafts, and they are scheduled to be received"... Continue Reading

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