LONDON – February 8, the flag carrier of the Middle Eastern country Kuwait, Kuwait Airways, has today announced the launch of one of its largest expansions ever to 17 destinations as it begins to prepare for its much-expected busier summer season compared to the previous two years due to the still on-going COVID-19 pandemic.
These 17 new destinations include Malacca and Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, Moscow in Russia, Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Nice in France, Salalah in Oman, Sharm El Sheikh, Sohag and Alexandria in Egypt, Mykonos in Greece, Bodrum and Trabzon in Turkey, Vienna in Austria, Madrid in Spain, Casablanca in Morocco, Manchester in the United Kingdom and Kathmandu in Nepal.
Kuwait Airways’ CEO, Eng. Maen Razouqi says, “The total number of destinations offered has become 57 starting from the beginning of May.”
Razouqi continues, “In choosing the new destinations, Kuwait Airways had put into consideration the most wanted and preferred destinations with high demands from all social segments, whether for business, tourism or education.”
Kuwait’s fleet currently consists of seven Airbus A320ceo’s, six Airbus A320neo’s with a further nine on order, five Airbus A330-200’s, two Airbus A330-800neo’s with a further six on order, 10 Boeing 777-300ER’s and five Airbus A350-900’s that are still due to be delivered.
Excluding the outstanding order, Kuwait has a total of 30 aircraft at the time of writing with their outstanding order book sitting at 20 which will bring their fleet to a total of 50 once all deliveries have been completed.