KUWAIT CITY, Sept 3: Following the resumption of commercial flights at Kuwait International Airport, about 88,792 passengers in 1,152 flights, divided between departure and arrival, traveled through the airport during the month of August, reports Al-Qabas daily.
According to a statistic issued by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), India topped the destinations with about 22,876 passengers on 141 flights during the period from August 1 to August 28, followed by Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar.
The total number of departing passengers was 65,368 onboard 582 flights, and the arriving passengers were about 23,424 onboard 570 flights.
The number of passengers who travelled to Turkey, which was the second highest travel destination especially among citizens, reached 18,752 onboard 136 flights, while 8,251 passengers came to Kuwait from Kuwait onboard 135 flights.
Also, 9,144 passengers left for the UAE onboard 128 flights, and 6,297 passengers arrived from the UAE onboard 127 flights.
In addition, 3,905 passengers came from Doha via 76 flights, and 5,360 passengers left for Doha onboard 76 flights.
According to an informed source, DGCA implemented the highest standards for prevention of COVID-19 infection as well as the necessary health requirements that guarantee the safety of travelers and employees. All the procedures required for departures and arrivals were set in place, especially with the establishment of work teams around the clock to examine travelers and facilitate their travel procedures from the time they enter the airport gates all the way to the gates of the planes.
Istanbul and Delhi
It is worth mentioning that the statistics revealed that Istanbul Terminal is one of the most popular terminals for travelers to Turkey, followed by Trebizond, while Delhi Terminal is the most popular terminal for passengers departing to India.