KUWAIT CITY, Apr 24: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation stated that based on instructions of health authorities and after evaluation of global corona crisis pandemic status, All commercial flights arriving directly to Kuwait from India has been suspended until further notice.
All passengers arriving from India are not allowed to enter Kuwait directly or via another country provided they have they have spent 14 days outside India prior to arrival to Kuwait. Only Kuwaitis and their first degree relatives (Husband, Wife and children) and their domestic workers are exempted from this decision. However operation of air freight flights will continue from India.
The decision came after India announced on Thursday, that it had detected 314,835 new confirmed cases and 2,104 deaths from Covid-19 virus, thus registering a new daily record for the pandemic. Local authorities in India have imposed complete shutdown in the capital New Delhi for six days to limit the spread of the virus.