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Kuwait Airways 93.9% on time – 9th in world and 1st in Middle East for punctuality

September 12, 2019

Kuwait Airways 93.9% on time – 9th in world and 1st in Middle East for punctuality

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 11, (KUNA): Kuwait Airways Company (KAC) achieved an increase in punctual flight arrivals to Kuwait International Airport in August, reaching 93.9 percent compared with 88 percent in July, a statement by the company says. Kuwait Airways earned ninth place in punctuality out of 175 airlines in Europe, Africa and the Middle East and first place in the Middle East, according to a report by"... Continue Reading

Flights 93.9% on-time in August

September 11, 2019

Flights 93.9% on-time in August

KUWAIT: Kuwait Airways Company (KAC) achieved an increase in punctual flight arrivals to Kuwait International Airport in August, reaching 93.9 percent compared with 88 percent in July, a statement by the company said yesterday. Kuwait Airways earned ninth place in punctuality out of 175 airlines in Europe, Africa and the Middle East and first place in the Middle East, according to a report by British aviation"... Continue Reading

BA cancels flights in historic strike

September 10, 2019

BA cancels flights in historic strike

LONDON: British Airways (BA) yesterday cancelled almost all flights departing and arriving into the UK, as the airline’s first-ever pilots’ strike began, sparking travel chaos for tens of thousands of passengers. The industrial action over pay yesterday and today by members of the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) trade union follows around nine months of failed talks.

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Iata chief hopeful for 737 Max return before the end of 2019

September 8, 2019

Iata chief hopeful for 737 Max return before the end of 2019

Boeing’s estimate to bring its troubled 737 Max aircraft back to the skies by October is too optimistic but there is hope the grounded narrowbody jet could resume commercial operations by the end of the year, the head of the International Air Transport Association said.

The process of clearing Boeing’s best-selling"... Continue Reading

Kuwait Airways plans to invest $2.5bn on 28 new planes

September 4, 2019

Kuwait Airways plans to invest $2.5bn on 28 new planes

Kuwait Airways will spend approximately $2.5 billion on 28 new aircraft to be delivered by 2026, according to media reports.

Speaking to reporters, Kuwait Airways’ chairman, Yousef AMJ Alsaqer, said that the aircraft will be financed with bank debt, the airline’s capital and through the sale and re-leasing of aircraft"... Continue Reading

IndiGo to begin Riyadh, Kuwait flights from Delhi effective October 11

September 2, 2019

IndiGo to begin Riyadh, Kuwait flights from Delhi effective October 11

Dhaka: Indian low-cost carrier IndiGo has announced on August 30 that it will add Delhi-Riyadh and Delhi-Kuwait flights to its network from October 11.
The airline already has direct flights on the Mumbai-Jeddah and Mumbai-Kuwait routes.
'The airline currently operates daily non-stop flights between Mumbai and Jeddah, thereby extending direct connectivity between the capital cities of India"... Continue Reading

First of 15 Kuwait Airways Airbus A320neo planes arrives, to start flights soon

September 2, 2019

First of 15 Kuwait Airways Airbus A320neo planes arrives, to start flights soon

KUWAIT: In preparation for the projected increase in the number of passengers, the first delivery of 15-aircraft Airbus A320neo aircrafts ordered by Kuwait’s flag carrier Kuwait Airways has finally arrived from Hamburg Germany on Saturday at Kuwait International Airport. The newest addition to Kuwait Airways’ fleet of Airbus planes is just the start, as the airline braces to receive a total of"... Continue Reading

KAC receives Airbus A320neo aircraft

August 31, 2019

KAC receives Airbus A320neo aircraft

Kuwait Airways (KAC) received the first of plane of a batch of A320neo aircraft from the European multinational aircraft manufacturer Airbus at a ceremony held in Hamburg city, north Germany on Friday. The ceremony gathered KAC Board Chairman Youssef Al-Jassem, head of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Youssef Al-Fawzan, Director General of Airbus Middle East Fuad Al-Attar and Kuwait Ambassador"... Continue Reading

Boeing eyes major aircraft order under any US-China trade deal

August 29, 2019

Boeing eyes major aircraft order under any US-China trade deal

WASHINGTON: Boeing Co said that an aircraft order from China could result from any deal to end a yearlong trade war between the world’s two largest economies.
Speaking to media at the planemaker’s widebody aircraft factory in Everett, Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg cautioned that it was “tough to predict” the timing of a potential trade deal between the United States"... Continue Reading

Kuwait flag carrier looks forward to a ‘new breed’ of Airbus planes

August 28, 2019

Kuwait flag carrier looks forward to a ‘new breed’ of Airbus planes

HAMBURG, Germany, Aug 27, (KUNA): National carrier Kuwait Airways will soon receive its first Airbus A320neo aircraft, seen as a “new breed” of airliners, said the company’s chairman Yousef Al-Jassim.

Kuwait Airways will officially claim the airliner amid a lavish ceremony planned for Thursday at the European"... Continue Reading

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