Arabic local newspaper Alanba reported that Deputy Director General of Kuwait International Airport Affairs, Director of the Engineering Department, and Chairman of the Executive Committee for Commercial Restarting at Kuwait Airport, Eng. Saleh Al-Fadaghi, said that based on the instructions of the health authorities, the circular issued previously to all airlines operating at Kuwait International Airport banning commercial flights to the countries 34 The banned is still in effect, namely: India, Iran, China, Brazil, Colombia, Armenia, Bangladesh, the Philippines, Syria, Spain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Iraq, Mexico, Indonesia, Chile, Pakistan, Egypt, Lebanon, Hong Kong, Italy, North Macedonia, Moldova, Panama, Peru, confirmed, Serbia, Montenegro, Afghanistan, Kosovo, Dominican Republic. Of the 34 countries prohibited to stay in any country other than the prohibited countries for 14 days, and then attend the PCR certificate before coming to Kuwait, pointing out that there is a proposal that has been submitted to The Ministry of Health quarantines expatriates coming inside Kuwait instead of other countries, and the Ministry of Health studies this proposal for approval or not.
In a special statement to Al-Anbaa, M. Al-Fadaghi added that the aim of preventing the reception of any traveler from these countries is many readings by the Ministry of Health, including recommendations and statistics of the World Health Organization, the severity of the virus spread in addition to the high number of cases in these countries, indicating that it has been done. Allowing one person to enter the airport and receive his family returning from abroad.
He pointed out that the General Administration of Civil Aviation, as well as the various governmental and private entities, have been working around the clock since the Corona pandemic without stopping, but there has been an increase in the working hours in the first days, stressing the continuation of cargo operations and evacuation and evacuation operations and we are proceeding according to the plan approved by the Council of Ministers, namely The commercial operation stage is 30% for the total movement, and once the vaccine is discovered we will return to normal movement.