“Civil Aviation”: A Total of 542,161 Passengers During Eid Aladha Holiday

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation said that the total number of departing and arriving passengers from and to Kuwait International Airport during Eid Aladha holiday within the period 7th - 16th July will reach 542,161 passengers.


The Director-General of the Directorate Eng. Yousef Al-Fouzan, added in a statement to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) that the total number of incoming and outgoing flights from and to Kuwait Airport during the said period will reach about 3,484 flights.


Eng. Al-Fouzan explained that the number of incoming flights will reach 1,737 carrying 285,155 passengers, while the number of outgoing flights will reach 1,747 carrying 257,006 passengers.


He stated that the highest destinations operating to are Cairo, Dubai, Istanbul, Doha and Jeddah, stressing the readiness of the Directorate with all its operational sectors for Eid Aladha holiday in general and the summer season in particular.


He praised the collaboration of all government bodies, especially the Ministry of Interior and the General Administration of Customs, in addition to the airline companies and the ground services operating at Kuwait International Airport.