Kuwait International Airport to Resume Commercial flights
After five months, Kuwait International Airport will resume commercial flights to over 20 countries at the beginning of August.
This facility suspended all its operations to prevent the widespread of the coronavirus pandemic.
Flights will cover six countries in Europe including Germany, Switzerland and the UK, eight in the Middle East including the UAE, Oman, Bahrain and Lebanon.
One in Africa and this is Ethiopia and five in Asia including Pakistan, India, Philippines and Sri Lanka. This was issued by the country’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation.
This will be a three-stage re-opening and is meant to account the importance of adhering to preventive health measures that will protect travelers, the plane and airport staff. He added on that each phase will take six months.
The first phase starts on Saturday and will see Kuwait International Airport operating at 30% capacity. This means it will handle not more than 10000 passengers and 100 flights per day.
The second phase is expected to start in February 2021 increasing the capacity to 60 per cent (handle a maximum of 200 flights and 20000 passengers per day). The airport will resume to full operations in August 2021
The airport on the second stage, which starts February 2021, will increase its capacity to 60 per cent and will handle a maximum 20,000 passengers and 200 flights per day. The airport will then shift to full operations by August.