Tag: Kuwait

Philippine Airlines Suspends Kuwait Flights

Reading Time: 1 minute Philippine Airlines (PAL) will temporarily halt its “economically unsustainable” flights to and from Kuwait from May 16. In a statement posted on its Facebook page, the airline noted that since earlier this year it has repatriated, free of charge, almost 900 “distressed” Filipino workers in response to president Rodrigo Duterte’s calls to assist overseas foreign […]

PIA Suspends Flights to Kuwait and Salalah

Reading Time: 1 minute Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has suspended its flights to Kuwait and Salalah, Oman, citing open skies policy and internal issues as reasons behind the decision. The national carrier also recently cut flights to New York in October last year due to more than $5bn in losses from March-end 2017, after Pakistan opened its aviation sector […]

Eurowings Jet Lands in Kuwait Over Hoax Bomb Threat

Reading Time: 1 minute Eurowings carrying 299 passengers made an emergency landing in Kuwait on Sunday over a hoax bomb threat, authorities in the Gulf emirate said. The aircraft operated by Eurowings, a low-cost carrier owned by Lufthansa, had been travelling from Salalah in Oman to Cologne in Germany when the captain requested an emergency landing. Upon its arrival […]

Kuwait Orders French Airbus Transport Helicopters in $1.1 Billion Deal

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kuwait on Tuesday ordered 30 Airbus Helicopters Caracal military transport helicopters in a deal worth more than €1 billion ($1.1 billion), the latest step in a long-term tie between the Gulf nation and France, the French ministry of defense said. “This contract, worth more than €1 billion, reflects a strategic relationship between Kuwait and France […]