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Airport resumes on 2nd Jan; 35 countries still prohibited

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 31: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation confirmed  that commercial flights at Kuwait International airport will resume on Saturday in accordance with health measures and circulars issued prior to suspension of flights.  However the ban on 35 countries which are of high risk will continue.

Acting Deputy Director of Airport Authority,  Saleh Al-Fadaghi, said in a press statement that the list of banned countries will remain as they were before the suspension, including 35 countries, in order to maintain the stability of the health system in the country.

He further stated that departing passengers should adhere to health requirements including registering on Kuwait Musafir App, Kuwaiti nationals should obtain health Insurance while traveling which covers COVID 19 infection by signing a pledge. Also departing passengers should obtain a PCR certificate that they are negative as per the requirements to the departing countries.

For arrivals who are arriving to Kuwait International Airport, registration on Sholnaik app, PCR certificate validity of 96 hours to prove that passenger is negative from coronavirus. All travelers coming to Kuwait are subjected to 14 days home quarantine. (KUNA)

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