256,000 passengers use Kuwait Int’l Airport in Eid holiday
Up to 256,000 passengers have used the Kuwait International Airport during Eid Al-Fitr holiday, through 1,700 flights, said Director General of Kuwait's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Eng. Yusuf Al-Fawzan Saturday. Al-Fawzan made the statement to KUNA on the sidelines of an inspection tour by DGCA Chairman Sheikh Salman Sabah Salim Al-Humoud Al-Sabah, to the airport's Terminal 1 and the new Terminal 4. In spite of the rising numbers of passengers, movement at the airport is proceeding normally and smoothly, in line with a set plan, Al-Fawzan noted. During the visit, Sheikh Salman Al-Humoud highly appreciated the efforts by the bodies operating at the airport, with the Interior Ministry and the General Administration of Customs and the DGCA on top. Earlier, the DGCA said that they had made improvements at Terminal 1 for the summer season.