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Jazeera Airways eyes long-haul venture as ‘Plan B’ – Preferred option is to buy stake in Kuwait Airways

DUBAI, Jan 31, (RTRS): Kuwaiti low-cost carrier Jazeera Airways could set up a long-haul service with a foreign partner as an alternative to buying a stake in national carrier Kuwait Airways, whose privatisation has hit long delays. Jazeera Chairman Marwan Boodai told Reuters he would still prefer a stake in …

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Kuwait determined to operate direct flights

MANAMA, Jan 23, (KUNA): §(KAC) is determined to restore its market quota by cancelling transit flights and working on direct ones (point to point) to its destinations, KAC CEO Rasha Al-Roumi has affirmed. Speaking at a news conference held by the corporation on the sidelines of the 2016 Bahrain International …

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Kuwait Airways reschedules flights according to new business strategy

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 18, (KUNA): Kuwait Airways said on Thursday it would be rescheduling some of its flights as an initial stage in accordance with its new business strategy. The changes will be applied according to the fifth article of the Freedoms of the Air set of aviation rules, which …

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Kuwait Airways to launch Sharm el-Sheikh flights – Bid to support Egypt’s tourism sector

DUBAI, Nov 23, (RTRS): Kuwait Airways will launch direct flights to Sharm el-Sheikh starting on Dec 1 to support Egypt’s tourism sector following a Russian plane crash that killed 224 people, Kuwait’s minister of information was quoted as saying. State news agency KUNA quoted Sheikh Salman Al-Sabah as saying at …

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Kuwait Airways welcomes Airbus A350 XWB

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7: Kuwait Airways hosted the Airbus A350 XWB at the Amiri Airport on Thursday morning, a precursor to the ten aircrafts ordered by KAC that will join its upgraded fleet, starting 2020. The special event was attended by popular political and diplomatic personalities, representatives from Airbus, and …

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Boeing upbeat over possible Kuwait jet sale soon

DUBAI, Nov 7, (RTRS): Boeing on Saturday gave its strongest indication yet about a near term sale of F/A-18E/F Super Hornets to Kuwait, although the world’s second-largest weapons maker said lower oil prices were delaying some arms purchases by Gulf states.“There are things that we’re waiting on …those things are …

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Kuwait Airways welcomes Airbus A350 XWB – Revolutionary event in the history of air transportation in Kuwait: Al-Roumi

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7: Kuwait Airways hosted the Airbus A350 XWBat the Amiri Airport on Thursday morning, a precursor to the tenaircrafts ordered by KAC that will join its upgraded fleet, starting 2020. The special event was attended by popular political and diplomatic personalities, representatives from Airbus, and media. The …

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‘Kuwait Airways US flight permit at risk’ – Law bans Israelis

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: United States of America’s federal Department of Transportation intends to take action against Kuwait Airways if the airline fails to change its policy of banning Israelis on its flights between New York and London, reports New York Post quoting official sources. They explained that the airline …

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MP re-ignites issue of woman in cockpit – Was pilot penalized?

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 28: MP Hamoud Al-Hamdan has reignited the issue of the Captain of the Kuwait Airways Corporation (KAC), about whom the British newspaper had published pictures with porn actress inside the cockpit during one of the flights, wondering if this pilot had been chosen by the KAC Director …

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Kuwait Airways says looking for ‘partners’ – Expansion phase begins

DUBAI, Oct 27, (RTRS): Kuwait Airways is heading into an expansion phase which will include partnerships, following a restructuring plan that helped it cut losses, an executive at the state-owned airline said on Tuesday. “We have a whole plan until 2022 of different fleet leases, purchases … we’re restructuring our …

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