Kuwait Air­ways re­turns to com­pe­ti­tion with full force

Kuwait Times - - LOCAL -

Di­rec­tor of Kuwait Air­ways of­fice in Lon­don Manea Al-Manea, said yes­ter­day that KAC is keen to re­turn back to com­pe­ti­tion with full force. He made the re­mark given the lat­est up­dates the fleet and plans to launch new des­ti­na­tions soon.

Kuwait Air­ways has al­ready be­gun tak­ing “se­ri­ous steps” where it re­cently in­cluded new seven Air­bus (A320) air­crafts, which will be op­er­ated on short routes, in ad­di­tion to five other planes of the same model for medium lines, Manea said on the side­line of the 2016 World Tourism Mar­ket open­ing.

New air­crafts are en­ter­ing ser­vice on long-haul routes, im­me­di­ately af­ter dis­pens­ing the old ones, Al-Manea added. The num­ber of Kuwaiti fleet that will en­ter ser­vice will be 10 of Boe­ing (B777-300) air­crafts, and 2019 will wit­ness the handover of about 15 Air­bus (A320 NEO) and 10 jets of (350 A). The com­ple­tion of the fleet will be in 2022, he pointed out. Kuwait Air­ways started since the first of this No­vem­ber run­ning about 10 flights a week from Lon­don to Kuwait daily, and two flights on Wed­nes­days, Satur­days and Sun­day, he said.

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