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DGCA chief hails Terminal 4 as strong push to Kuwait Airways

DGCA Chairman Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Humoud Al-Sabah and other officials during the launch of national airline’s Al-Mubarakiya Lounge of first and business class passengers at Terminal 4.

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4, (Agencies): The newly launched passenger Terminal 4 of Kuwait International Airport would give a strong push to Kuwait’s main national air carrier, Kuwait Airways, said Chairman of Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Sheikh Salman Sabah Al Salem Al-Humoud Al Sabah.

The new terminal would also enable the Kuwaiti airline to compete with other regional carriers, Sheikh Salman Al-Humoud said in a press statement released by Kuwait Airways on Friday, while launching the national airline’s Al-Mubarakiya Lounge for first and business class passengers at Terminal 4.

He urged the staff of Kuwait Airways to work hard to offer high-quality services to passengers, boasting that the new terminal would further support and promote the company. Al-Mubarakiya Lounge has been magnificently designed and equipped in order to provide passengers with much convenience, he added.

On his part, Kuwait Airways Board Chairman Yousef Al-Jassem said in a press statement that the launching of Al-Mubarakiya Lounge is just part of the new terminal’s facilities. It has been built with high efficiency and in a record time, he boasted, revealing that another lounge would be opened soon. Operation The new terminal will start operating on August 8, Al-Jassem pointed out.

Al-Mubarakiya Lounge, which covers 426 square meters, has been provided with advanced technology equipment. The two-story facility contains 113 seats, 10 big TV screens, an integrated business center and a restaurant.

Meanwhile, the Council of Ministers is currently studying the unification of all special allowances for employees of bodies that are operating at Kuwait International Airport such as Ministry of Interior, General Customs Administration, Kuwait Municipality, Ministry of Health and Directorate General of Civil Aviation, reports Al- Anba daily quoting an official.

He said the Council has assigned Civil Service Commission (CSC) to develop economic scenarios for the study of all employees of the bodies functioning at the airport in order to approve these allowances fairly and in an organized manner for preserving the rights of the employees.

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