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Tag Archives: Kuwait Airport

DGCA carries out refurbishments at Kuwait airport for summer season

Old infrastructure tied to ground collision of some airplanes KUWAIT CITY, May 29, (Agencies): The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said Monday it was carrying out refurbishments in Terminal I of Kuwait International Airport for the 2018 summer season. DGCA temporarily stopped additional flights of carriers and will allow …

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About 1.2m passengers traveled through Kuwait airport in April

Air cargo totals 1,172,043 kg KUWAIT CITY, May 21: Statistics issued by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for the month of April showed that the number of passengers who traveled through Kuwait International Airport reached about 1.2 million – 598,591 arrivals and 601,927 departures, reports Al- Qabas daily. …

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Disruption in luggage movement at Kuwait International airport

KUWAIT CITY, May 21: Kuwait International Airport continues to experience disruption in luggage movement. For the fourth time in two years, this crisis resurfaced but no real solutions have yet been taken to fix this problem, reports Al-Shahed daily. The crisis has led to congestion, followed by panic and confusion …

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KAC police nab 8 Asians for opening bags of passengers

KUWAIT CITY, May 9: The Kuwait International Airport police have arrested eight Asians for opening the bags of passengers (arrival and departure) and stealing valuable items, reports Al-Rai daily. A security source said the arrest came after four airlines complained to the airport security. One of the men, during interrogation …

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New luggage scanning machines installed

KUWAIT CITY, April 9: Deputy Director General of Kuwait International Airport Affairs Eng Fahad Sulaiman Al- Waqyan says the project for installation of new smart machines for scanning luggage of arriving passengers is complete, reports Al-Anba daily. Al-Waqyan explained that the project involves installation of three machines that are automatic …

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Kuwait’s new terminal project remains on course – minister

KUWAIT CITY, March 31, (KUNA): A key project to build a new terminal at Kuwait International Airport is progressing smoothly, Kuwait’s Minister of Public Works Hussam Al- Roumi said on Saturday. “We are here today to see how far the construction process has come,” Al-Roumi, who also serves as minister …

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Chaos at Kuwait airport due to malfunctioning of conveyor belt

KUWAIT CITY, March 11: Congestion was experienced for more than two hours from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm inside Kuwait International Airport due to malfunctioning of conveyor belt, and the use of a single conveyor belt for three flights, reports Al-Qabas daily. The employees were unable to ensure the arrival …

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Kuwait Airways ‘plans’ to open new terminal in June

Move to handle 25 mln passengers a year KUWAIT CITY, Feb 28: A support terminal, which was originally scheduled to open at the beginning of last year but experienced delays, will be used exclusively by Kuwait Airways until Terminal 2 is completed, says Gulf Business News quoting Kuwait Airways CEO. …

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DGCA chief calls on passengers to be at airport 3 hours before flights

50 pc of students absent before national day holidays KUWAIT CITY, Feb 22: Director General of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Yousif Al-Fawzan has called on all those who will spend the national holidays abroad to be at the airport three hours before their flight, reports Al- Anba …

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Kuwait airport expects 234,000 travelers during national holidays

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 15: Some 234,000 travelers are expected at Kuwait International Airport during the national holidays, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said Thursday. In a statement obtained by KUNA, the DGCA said that the airport will receive 113,000 incoming travelers during the holidays on Feb 22-26, adding …

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