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13/01/2019
Kuwait, USA Resume Direct Flights Friday -- DGCA Chief

Kuwait, USA Resume Direct Flights Friday -- DGCA Chief

Kuwait and the United States of America will resume direct air flights as of tomorrow (Friday), said Chairman of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah on Thursday. Reoperation of the direct and unstoppable flights between the US and Kuwait caps fruitful cooperation between the DGCA and the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Sheikh Salman said in a statement to KUNA. Relentless efforts by the two sides over the past three years resulted in resuming the direct and full air navigation, which will boost passengers' movement, elevate operation capacity and services for passengers of Kuwait Airways, he added. He lauded efforts in this regard by the government, namely His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, state apparatuses including the ministries of foreign and internal affairs, the DGCA and the national carrier. He also praised noticeable efforts by the TSA and the American ambassador to Kuwait, in this regard.