Tag Archives: Kuwait Airport

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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Cabinet to sign contract next wk for supervision of airport’s new terminal

KUWAIT CITY, April 27: The Cabinet will next week sign a contract for supervision of the new terminal of the Kuwait International Airport, reports Al-Anba daily quoting an official source. He explained that the contract worth KD 72 million will be signed with the British Consultancy Firm Foster to supervise …

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Plan to expand Kuwait Int’l Airport in progress – Four new projects to cost KD 150 mln

KUWAIT CITY, April 23, (KUNA): The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is carrying out a comprehensive plan to develop Kuwait International Airport, aimed at boosting aviation safety and increase passenger capacity. The plan includes four projects: building a third runway, developing the infrastructure, constructing an air traffic control tower …

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‘Kuwait Int’l Airport removed from the list of best airports in the world’

KUWAIT CITY, March 18: Kuwait International Airport has been removed from the list of the best airports in the world, which was released by the British Research Company Skytrax. Kuwait International Airport is also not in the world or Arab ranks. According to the list, Hamad International Airport is ranked …

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‘Fencing at airport unsafe, replace’

KUWAIT CITY, March 8: Assistant Undersecretary for Borders Affairs Major-General Mansour Al-Awadhi has stressed on the need to replace the fencing at the Kuwait International Airport saying it is not safe and easy for anyone to climb it, reports Arab Times daily. Al-Awadhi also said the ‘barriers’ between the departure …

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‘200,000 travelled on holidays’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 23: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has disclosed that the number of travelers from Kuwait International Airport to spend the national holidays abroad from Wednesday to Sunday reached 200,000 on 300 flights of various airlines. In a statement to the press, the DGCA said the …

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Bid to privatize airport, telephone service

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 22: A feasibility study is being carried out concerning the privatization of Kuwait International Airport and telephone service, reports Al-Anba daily quoting informed sources. They said a plan was formed regarding the facilities that the government wants to privatize, after some provisions in the privatization Law No. …

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People dismayed at crowded parking at airport – Citizens, expats urged to be cautious of calls for donation

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 11: Kuwaitis and expatriates have been advised to be wary of anonymous phone calls urging them to donate to certain humanitarian projects, indicating donors should approach authorized agencies to ensure their donations go to the rightful beneficiaries, reports Al-Rai daily. This warning came from an official source …

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HH the Amir urges unhampered completion of airport terminal – Amir meets curators of new passenger building project

KUWAIT, Feb 7, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah underscored on Tuesday that work on a project to build a new terminal at Kuwait International Airport should be unimpeded. In the presence of His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Minister of Social …

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