Kuwait:Increasing the airport’s capacity to 30,000 passengers per day

At a time when Kuwait yesterday completed the procedures for entering the fifth phase of the gradual, cautious return to normal life in light of the epidemiological decline, the newspaper learned, from its sources, that there is no amendment to the security controls related to preventing the issuance of entry visas for some nationalities, as coordination meetings will be limited between During the next two days, government agencies will decide the entry mechanism for those coming from “prohibited countries” in accordance with the health authorities’ criteria for the epidemiological situation.Join Our Telegram group to know the latest news https://t.me/kuwaitoffering

In this context, the General Administration of Civil Aviation announced raising the capacity of Kuwait Airport to its full capacity (30,000 passengers per day) as of yesterday. The Deputy Director-General for Planning and Projects Affairs in the Administration, Saad Al-Otaibi, indicated that there is permanent coordination with government agencies operating at the airport, led by the Ministries of Interior and Health, and the General Administration of Customs, to implement Cabinet decisions in this regard.

For his part, Director of Operations Department at the “Civil Aviation”, Mansour Al-Hashemi, told Al-Jarida: “So far, we have not encountered any difficulties in the operational requests, as all of them were made according to the operational schedules submitted and the airlines, pointing to the continuation of all procedures followed to go or Arrival, according to health procedures, requires the traveler to be vaccinated, or to submit a PCR certificate confirming that he is free of infection with the Corona virus, and the same is true for arrivals.

Al-Hashemi stated that the air transport market is now open to all operating requests, stressing that the increase in the airport’s capacity will positively affect all activities associated with it, including airfares.


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