Tag Archives: Kuwait Airport

‘New airport to tackle rush for next 50 years’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 21: Project Manager at Kuwait International Airport Terminal 2 Project Engineer Faisal Al-Ostadh revealed that 50 percent of the foundation stage of the building has been completed, while foundation for the main terminal has reached 70 percent and concreting of the services tunnel has attained 30 percent …

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Chaos at airport

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15 : Kuwait International Airport witnessed extreme congestion on Saturday afternoon, which resulted in frustration among the passengers especially over the chaos in the departure area particularly in front of gates 9, 10, 27 and 28, reports Al-Anba daily. According to the Director General of Directorate General …

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Airplane makes emergency landing at Kuwait International Airport

KUWAIT CITY: A private smallsize airplane made an emergency landing at Kuwait International Airport due to a malfunction in its tires, the General Directorate of Civil Aviation said Sunday. The plane made an emergency landing due to a technical error in its tires, it added in a statement, and necessary …

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Passenger increase at Kuwait Airport hits 17pc

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9, (Agencies): Kuwait’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) declared on Tuesday an increase of 17 percent in number of passengers using Kuwait International Airport in 2017 as 13.7 million against 11.7 million in 2016. Deputy Director General for Aviation Safety and Air Transport Affairs, (Eng) Emad …

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Waste bags on Kuwait Airport checked

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 28:  The Public Relations and Security Media Department of Ministry of the Interior responded to a video clip that went viral on social media which shows workers of a cleaning company at Kuwait International Airport placing waste bags inside an inspection device, reports Annahar daily. The department …

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Civil Aviation ‘prepares’ for influx of passengers – MoI suspends works

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 27, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is ready to deal with legions of holidaymakers over the New Year’s holiday, Director General Yousef Al- Fouzan said on Wednesday. Al-Fouzan told KUNA that heavy traffic is also expected at Kuwait’s International Airport during the four-day New …

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Nearly 1mn locals, expats traveled via airport in Nov

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 12: More than 863,000 passengers travelled through Kuwait International Airport in November last month. According to a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, the General Department of Public Relations and Security Media explained that the total number of GCC nationals who travelled through the arrival and …

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Bid to expedite completion of phase 2, 3 of new terminal building airport project

‘Finance’, Central Agency for Public Tenders take important steps KUWAIT CITY, Dec 2: Ministry of Finance and Central Agency for Public Tenders recently took important steps to expedite the completion of phases 2 and 3 of the project for construction of the new passenger terminal building at Kuwait International Airport, …

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New electronic system for passengers’ luggage from 20th Jan 2018

KUWAIT CITY: Operations Department Director at Kuwait International Airport Mohammad Al-Thowaini has unveiled a plan to set up a new electronic system for passengers’ luggage, reports Al-Anba daily. Al-Thowaini disclosed the new electronic system will facilitate the exit of passengers; indicating it will start operating on Jan 20, 2018 and …

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ICAO shows record safety results for Kuwait airport

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21, (KUNA): Kuwait International Airport has achieved a whopping 78.18 percent in terms of aviation safety, a significant increase from 54 percent the previous year, according to an evaluation carried out by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). On a visit to Kuwait on Monday, a team …

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