Busy days for Kuwait Airport. Chartered flights to India from today. Return of expats by August.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

A Committee formed by Minister of State for National Assembly Affairs Mubarak Al-Haris will meet on Thursday to study various protocols of restarting commercial flights at Kuwait International Airport. Earlier DGCA set 3 stage plans for restating the airport operations.

According to Al-Qabas report, the committee chaired by the head of the General Administration of Civil Aviation, Sheikh Salman Al-Hamoud consist of seven parties - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Ministry of State for Economic Affairs and the General Administration of Customs. The committee on Thursday will study the procedures required to issue a clear protocol outlining organizational steps and responsibilities for government and private agencies operating in Kuwait International Airport. This includes travel procedures from entering the airport until boarding the plane.

Meanwhile, Al-Rai Arabic newspaper reported that with the completion of the fifth stage of the return to normalcy plan, expatriates currently outside Kuwait and with valid residency will be able to return back to Kuwait by August provided they fulfil all the precautionary measures that will be included in the regulatory mechanism.

Meanwhile these days, the Kuwait Airport is witnessing heavy activity as a large number of flights are departing to various destination carrying expatriates from Kuwait. Yesterday 27 flights carrying 5416 passengers on board left Kuwait Airport in which 17 of them are to Egypt, 4 to India, two flights to Ethiopia, and one trip to Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Tunisia and Bangladesh. Today, 32 flights are scheduled to depart from Kuwait with 6180 passengers. Starting from today, Chartered flights to India will also operate from Kuwait. 3 Indigo airlines, one to Thiruvananthapuram and 2 flights to Lucknow will operate today chartered by various groups in Kuwait.


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