Kuwait to restrict use of airport at 30% capacity

-A Monitor Report Date: 26 January, 2021 | 225 Views
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Dhaka: The Government of Kuwait has delayed second phase of its plan for resuming commercial flights until further notice, reports local media, citing a cabinet decision, keeping the airport's capacity at 30% of pre-pandemic levels.

The cabinet also ordered Kuwait's Directorate General of Civil Aviation to reduce the number of flights arriving in the country. Kuwait began the first phase of resuming flights in August last year at limited capacity, which it said would last for six months, after which a maximum capacity of 60%  to be allowed.

Kuwait on January 24 reduced the number of daily overseas airline passenger arrivals by 80%  to manage the spread of a new coronavirus variant, a source told.

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