January 4, 2021 aviation

140 commercial flights passed through Kuwait airport in two days

The total number of arrivals and departure flights in the past two days amounted to about 140 flights, including 76 departing flights, and 64 flights traveling from several destinations, which are Dubai, Istanbul, Doha, Riyadh, London, Beirut, Bahrain and Dammam, Al Qabas daily reported.

Kuwait International Airport resumed commercial flights at dawn on Saturday, following a 12-day suspension following reports of a new strain of Coronavirus, which began to spread in Britain and the countries of Europe.

During the past two days, the devices operating at Kuwait International Airport witnessed a state of alert to receive travelers, check their data, register them in the Shlonik App, make sure they carry a PCR test certificate, and conduct additional swabs for travelers.

With regard to citizens stranded abroad, flights from several airports, most notably London, Beirut, Doha and Beirut, landed at the airport where the travelers were rendered logistical services, in accordance with the health requirements established for arrivals and departures.

The sources added that there are continuous work teams to guide travelers and follow up on the implementation of the health protocol.

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and other authorities are intensifying their efforts to facilitate the movement of arrivals and departures to the country. Sources revealed that Dubai airport topped the highest incoming flights to the country within two days, with a total of 20 flights, including six additional flights, followed by Istanbul with 8 flights, while flights coming from Doha reached six, and two flights arrived from London and Riyadh respectively.


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