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No chaos as travelers praise airport workers

KUWAIT CITY, June 29: After a few days of hustle and bustle, the arrival lounge as well as rest of Kuwait International Airport was quiet on Wednesday contrary to expectations of the first working day after Eid Al-Fitr, reports Al-Rai daily. The roads leading to the airport as well as …

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Airport to witness 65pc increase in travellers during Eid holidays

KUWAIT CITY, June 24, (KUNA): Kuwait International Airport expects a 65.46 percent rise in people flying abroad within the Eid Al-Fitr holidays in comparison to last year’s figures. During the approximately 10- day holiday starting on Friday, which comprises the occasion, travellers are expected to hit the 410,400 mark, the …

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Quarter million expected to travel during Eid holidays

Majority of passengers heading to Cairo, Turkey, London KUWAIT CITY, June 22: Due to summer vacation and the fast approaching Eid Al-Fitr holiday, Kuwait International Airport has been witness to passengers in their large numbers reaching a quarter million within the last few days, while the number is expected to …

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‘KD 2.5 bln allocated for Kuwait airport upgrade’

‘New airways to operate soon’ KUWAIT CITY, June 20: Board Chairman of the Directorate General for Civil Aviation Sheikh Salman Al- Hamoud announced that more than KD 2.5 billion has been allocated for infrastructural upgrade at Kuwait International Airport as a measure aimed at transforming Kuwait into a commercial and …

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‘Purchase tickets only from approved travel agencies’

Thousands of Kuwaitis prep to travel KUWAIT CITY, June 17: Thousands of Kuwaitis are preparing to travel during and after Eid Al-Fitr holidays, which coincide with the summer holidays that extend until the Eid Al-Kabeer holidays. Due to this, travel agencies have been placing advertisements in all information media and …

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Airport sees heavy rush as over 934,000 leave, arrive

KUWAIT CITY, June 15, (Agencies): Due to the summer holiday, Kuwait International Airport has been witness to passenger congestion lately. In this context, Public Relations and Media Department at the Directorate General of Civil Aviation Authority stated the passport section affiliated to Airport Security Department received a total of 934,295 …

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Team from IATA, US Aviation Safety Agency to visit Kuwait next month

KUWAIT CITY, June 7: A delegation from International Air Travel Agency (IATA) and US Aviation Safety Agency will visit Kuwait in July for the final evaluation of Kuwait International Airport. The delegation is expected to review security procedures to determine the rate at which the airport complies with international safety …

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Mobile police squad at the airport soon

KUWAIT CITY, May 20: Mobile police squad clad in military uniform which is different from that of the Interior Ministry securitymen will be assigned soon at Kuwait International Airport, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting sources. Sources revealed the mission of the squad will be limited to dealing with quarrels and those …

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Flight escort kills self in accidental shooting

KUWAIT CITY, May 13, (KUNA): A security officer from the airplane protection department at Kuwait’s Special Force shot himself dead “by accident” while examining his weapon, the Interior Ministry said on Saturday. Officers were receiving weapons at the department’s weapon room ahead of a mission, when a chief warrant officer …

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Computer glitch at airport causes confusion

KUWAIT CITY, May 11: The computer system at Kuwait International Airport malfunctioned, causing confusion among passengers especially when the Interior Ministry asked airline companies to postpone some of their flights. Several passengers expressed disappointment over the glitch for fear of missing their connecting flights. Fortunately, everything went back to normal …

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