The General Administration of Civil Aviation of Kuwait announced today, Tuesday, that the airlines operating at Kuwait International Airport will begin to restart commercial flights initially to 20 countries around the world, including Egypt, as of next Saturday.
The Director of the Air Transport Department in the (Kuwaiti Civil Aviation) Abdullah Al-Rajhi said in a press statement that the countries to which flights will be restarted are Egypt, the Emirates, Bahrain, the Sultanate of Oman, Lebanon, Qatar, Jordan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Ethiopia, Britain, Turkey, Iran, Nepal, Switzerland, Germany, Azerbaijan, the Philippines and India .
Al-Rajhi added that the airlines operating at Kuwait International Airport will announce in the coming period, their operating schedules and flight times in detail.
The Director of the Air Transport Department of the Kuwaiti (Civil Aviation) called on all travelers to follow all health procedures and guidelines to facilitate the process of entering and leaving the airport and completing all procedures with ease.
On June 29, the General Administration of Kuwaiti Civil Aviation announced the stages of the operational plan to return commercial flights to Kuwait International Airport, after stopping in mid-March due to the precautionary measures to counter the emerging Corona virus (Covid 19).
The first stage of the plan included the return of commercial flights to Kuwait International Airport from the beginning of August next to January 31, 2021, with an operating rate of no more than 30%, to transport no more than 10 thousand passengers per day, while the second phase starts from the first of February 2021 until July 31, 2021; It includes an increase in the employment rate to no more than 60%, and the number of passengers does not exceed 20 thousand passengers per day, while the third and final stage begins in the first of August 2021, with a 100% employment rate and the number of passengers more than 30 thousand passengers per day.