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Jazeera Airways welcomes first passengers at new dedicated terminal

May 23, 2018

Jazeera Airways welcomes first passengers at new dedicated terminal

Jazeera Airways, Kuwait's leading low-cost airline, operating regionally and internationally, today welcomed its first passengers at its newly inaugurated Jazeera Terminal (T5) at the Kuwait International Airport.

Passengers travelling to Cairo were the first to check-in through the new Jazeera terminal, departing from gate"... Continue Reading

About 1.2m passengers traveled through Kuwait airport in April

May 22, 2018

About 1.2m passengers traveled through Kuwait airport in April

Statistics issued by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for the month of April showed that the number of passengers who traveled through Kuwait International Airport reached about 1.2 million – 598,591 arrivals and 601,927 departures, reports Al- Qabas daily.

The daily obtained a copy of the statistical report"... Continue Reading

First flights to leave Kuwait International's T5 on Tuesday

May 22, 2018

First flights to leave Kuwait International's T5 on Tuesday

Jazeera Airways on Monday confirmed that the first flights will leave on Tuesday from its new dedicated terminal (T5) at the Kuwait International Airport.

The airline will operate flights to Cairo, Doha, Dubai, Alexandria and Sohag on the first day of operations at T5, it said in a statement.

The"... Continue Reading

Boeing's foldable wingtip for new 777s gets approval

May 20, 2018

Boeing's foldable wingtip for new 777s gets approval

Boeing Co on Friday won approval from the US regulator Federal Aviation Administration for the company's new foldable wingtips for its latest 777 jets.

The design, which will be incorporated in the world's largest commercial planemaker's Model 777-8 and 777-9 models, would allow the bigger wings to fit into the standard-sized"... Continue Reading

Jazeera Airways set to open dedicated airport terminal in Kuwait

May 17, 2018

Jazeera Airways set to open dedicated airport terminal in Kuwait

Kuwait International Airport (KWI) inaugurated a dedicated terminal for Kuwaiti hybrid carrier Jazeera Airways May 15, in what is described as the Middle East’s first airport terminal to be owned, built and operated by a private company.

The"... Continue Reading

Mammoet contracted for Kuwait’s $4.3bn airport construction project

May 16, 2018

Mammoet contracted for Kuwait’s $4.3bn airport construction project

Global heavy lifting and transport specialist Mammoet has been contracted by Turkish construction company Limak Insaat to carry out the transportation and installation works for the new $4.3bn terminal construction project at Kuwait International Airport. Limak Insaat are constructing the terminal on behalf of the Kuwait Ministry of Public Works. The state-of-the-art terminal will significantly increase"... Continue Reading

Wow Air to launch low cost, long haul flights to India; fly to US for as low as Dh730

May 16, 2018

Wow Air to launch low cost, long haul flights to India; fly to US for as low as Dh730

Iceland's transatlantic budget carrier Wow Air plans to launch cut-price flights between Delhi and North America, the airline's CEO said, in an effort to attract cost conscious travellers in India - the world's fastest-growing aviation market.

'If you draw the shortest flight path from India to the East coast of America, it goes right above Iceland,' Skuli Mogensen, founder"... Continue Reading

Airbus finance chief Wilhelm follows CEO Enders to exit gate

May 15, 2018

Airbus finance chief Wilhelm follows CEO Enders to exit gate

Airbus finance chief Harald Wilhelm will leave in 2019, the European plane maker announced on Monday, removing a leading contender to replace chief executive Tom Enders who is also set to depart next year.

'Until then, I remain committed to the performance of the company and I will work with the management to ensure a smooth"... Continue Reading

Boeing, Lufthansa Group complete order for new 777 planes

May 14, 2018

Boeing, Lufthansa Group complete order for new 777 planes

Boeing and the Lufthansa Group have completed an order for four more 777 airplanes, valued at $1.4 billion at list prices.

The purchase is part of the aviation company's plans to modernise its fleet with newer widebody airplanes.

'The order for the new long-haul aircraft highlights the strategy of Lufthansa Group to predominantly allocate the growth within its multi-hub"... Continue Reading

Kuwait's Jazeera Airways to add first A320neo in late 2Q18

May 12, 2018

Kuwait's Jazeera Airways to add first A320neo in late 2Q18

Jazeera Airways (J9, Kuwait) chairman Marwan Boodai has confirmed the carrier will lease in three A320neo the first of which is slated for delivery later this quarter.

Boodai told Reuters in an interview that the first of the trio will arrive in June 2018 with the second"... Continue Reading

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