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No Kuwaiti airlines included in int’l list of most orderly, organized airlines of 2016

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8: Neither Kuwait Airways nor any other Kuwaiti airlines has been included in the international list of most orderly and organized airlines of 2016, reports Al- Shahed daily. The list was topped by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, naming it the most organized airline in terms of their …

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‘Kuwait Airport traffic normal despite mild fog’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 28, (KUNA): Air traffic at Kuwait International Airport is normal on Wednesday, despite the mild fog, said the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). Horizontal visibility is currently at 2,000 to 2,800 meters and will gradually improve, DGCA’s spokesman Mansour Al-Hashemi told KUNA. Earlier today, Kuwait witnessed …

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Over 19,000 ‘visas on arrival’ issued

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 16: Some 758,244 ‘arrival and departure’ passengers passed through Kuwait International Airport last month (November), and the Passport Control Unit detected nine people with forged documents, says General Department of Public Relations and Media Security, says Al-Seyassah. Authorities stated the overall 398,295 passengers arriving at the airport …

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‘New airport terminal to have capacity to accommodate 4.5m passengers yearly’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 9: Director of Operations at the General Department of Civil Aviation Engineer Saleh Al-Fadaghi disclosed the new Kuwait International Airport Terminal will have the capacity to accommodate 4.5 million passengers in a year, reports Al-Seyassah / Arab Times daily. Al-Fadaghi disclosed this during the celebration of International …

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Construction of new airport on track – 6 years to build; Cost KD 1.3 bln

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 5: Activities related to the construction of the new airport have begun with the preparation of the infrastructure of the project, reports Al- Shahed daily quoting informed sources. They said the project is considered as one of the major projects of the country and a stepping stone …

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‘Airport entry ban must be for all, not just expatriates’ – ‘Restaurants revenues to dip’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 30: In this week’s Arab Times online poll, readers weighed in on the recent measure to restrict expat visitors from entering the departure lounge of the Kuwait International Airport with the majority of respondents feeling that this rule should be applied to all equally. It was announced …

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Ban on expats entry into the airport for bidding farewell to their traveling relatives & friends

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: Airport Security Department of Kuwait International Airport headed by its new director Brigadier Waleed Al-Saleh has decided to ban expatriates entry into the airport for bidding farewell to their traveling relatives and friends. Seeing off their loved ones is now restricted to the main gate only, …

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Detention of officer, seven others extended by judge

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 29: The Detention Renewal Judge extended the detention of a citizen working at the Immigration Department in Kuwait International Airport, together with seven other individuals, as they have been accused of receiving bribes, forgery and facilitating the exit procedures for Bedouns and other nationalities by using passports …

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Airport staffer held for facilitating entry and exit of people for money

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 21: Plainclothes policemen have taken into custody an unidentified employee working at the Kuwait International Airport for stealing computer passwords of his colleagues, penetrating the computer system and using the computer network at the land border to facilitate entry and exit of people in return for money, …

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Eid holidays, Haj pilgrims fans heavy rush at airport – ‘11 pc staff absent on Thursday’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 9: An estimated 65,000 passengers are expected to depart Kuwait International Airport and spend Eid Al-Adha holidays overseas. Majority of them are flying to Dubai, Turkey, London, Jeddah, Cairo and Meshad, reports Al-Anba daily quoting an informed source. He stressed that the abovementioned travelers do not include …

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