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Kuwait Airways to increase flights to ME – 41.7 pct increase in frequencies during summer

KUWAIT CITY, March 7: Following the recent announcement of a 15.9 per cent increase in frequencies across its entire network for the upcoming International Air Transport Association (IATA) “Summer Season”, starting 26th March 2017, Kuwait Airways has today further detailed its plans for how that will affect its Middle East …

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Kuwait Airways ‘offers’ daily flights to New York – Carrier taking a larger bite of ‘Big Apple’

KUWAIT CITY, March 4: Kuwait Airways, the official national carrier of the State of Kuwait, highlighted that its flights to New York-JFK have recently increased to a daily service, with a significant increase in demand driving this decision. Noting a 20 per cent increase in market share to Kuwait Airways’ …

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Kuwaiti aviation sector leading the way for future development – ‘Kuwait Airways plans in line with leadership vision’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 26, (KUNA): Since the liberation from the Iraqi invasion in 1991, the aviation sector in Kuwait had been an integral part of development plans in the country. With the recent revamping of Kuwait Airways, the aviation sector has once again displayed immense commitment and willingness to partake …

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Kuwait Airways receives 4th Boeing 777-300ER

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4, (KUNA): Kuwait Airways, the official national carrier, on Saturday announced the arrival of its fourth aircraft of a family of long-range twin-engine jets, the Boeing 777-300ER (Kubbar), which is part of a 10-plane deal expected to be completed by the third quarter of 2017. Kuwait Airways …

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Kuwait Airways third aircraft arrives – Carrier maintains delivery schedule for total of 10 new Boeing 777-300ER

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 1: Following the arrival of its first two Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, in December 2016 and January 2017, Kuwait Airways, the official national carrier of the State of Kuwait, has welcomed the arrival of the third of 10 aircraft on order, landing at Kuwait International Airport (KWI) at …

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Panel agrees KD 600mn KAC capital increase – Juvenile age change to 18 eyed

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 22: Rapporteur of the parliamentary Financial and Economic Affairs Committee MP Safa Hashem said they tackled the funding of Kuwait Airways Corporation (KAC) on Sunday. She pointed out the problem lies in the administration, while calling on all departments in State institutions to carry out their tasks …

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Kuwait Airways Kuwaiti steward held with liquor, bag of drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 11: A steward of Kuwait Airways tried to smuggle three bottles of imported alcohol with a bag full of cocaine and another bag of marijuana into the country. Customs sources said officers checking the luggage of the airways staff on their return from an undisclosed European country …

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‘Provide admin action plan to justify Kuwait Airways’ KD 600m request’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10: Lawmaker Abdulwahab Al- Babtain has said the request presented by Kuwait Airways to avail of KD 600 million from the public reserve would be rejected if the Parliamentary Financial Affairs Committee does not provide the administrative action plan to justify the request, reports Al-Rai daily. Al-Babtain …

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KAC workers stage sit-in for rights

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: Several Kuwait Airways Corporation (KAC) employees held a sit-in due to what they described as despotism practiced against them through a number of decisions taken by the corporation depriving them of rights guaranteed by law number 6/2008 and its amendments. The protesters decried the KAC management’s …

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MP Al-Dalal slams govt over anti-corruption law – Minister questioned regarding issue of employment in KAC

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8: MP Mohammad Al-Dalal criticized the anti-corruption law, lamenting that, “The government came up with a law to put the anti-corruption authority in its pocket because of the feebleness of the law”, reports Al-Rai daily. During a press conference held few days ago, he said, “The people …

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