KUWAIT CITY, June 30: After the decision of the Council of Ministers to allow direct flights between Kuwait and 12 countries, Kuwait International Airport started witnessing a remarkable increase in the movement of commercial flights — about 25 percent of the commercial aviation operation plan compared to 15 percent over the past months, reports Al-Qabas daily. The daily obtained a copy of the latest flight schedule, revealing that the number of departure flights increased to 40; while the number of incoming flights reached 36 — a total of 76 flights. The destinations include Bodrum, Dubai, Muscat and Bishkek.
A source from the airport disclosed that the operating agencies are preparing to implement measures to facilitate the movement of departing and arriving passengers in a manner that preserves the health system in the country. He added that the flight schedule is witnessing a gradual rise as a result of Cabinet approvals to open other airlines in preparation for the resumption of travel, especially in light of the simultaneous return of citizens and expatriates in August.