- 352,140 passengers during Eid al-Fitr distributed over 207,760 departures and 144,380 arrivals in the country London, Paris, Istanbul, Cairo, Dubai, Jeddah, Beirut and Baku are the most popular travel destinations during the Eid holiday.
Kuwait International Airport has completed all preparations to host departures and arrivals during the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which is scheduled for 9 days, starting from April 28 to May 7. And to learn about these preparations, “alanba” visited Kuwait International Airport to learn about the latest efforts made by the General Directorate of Civil Aviation to host the next season of travel during the Eid al-Fitr holiday. “Civil Aviation” has completed the Plan set to host the travel season during the Eid al-Fitr holiday, in coordination with all entities operating at Kuwait International Airport, including the Ministry of Interior and the General Administration of Customs, as well as lines airlines and ground service providers.
Al-Hashemi pointed out that the feast of Eid al-Fitr begins on April 28 to May 7, explaining that 2800 flights will be performed, over 1400 departing flights and 1400 incoming flights will be distributed, emphasizing that during the Eid holiday will be 76 additional flights are performed. holiday, with a total of 14,750 passengers over the nine days.
Regarding the number of passengers to and from Kuwait International Airport, Al-Hashemi revealed that the number reached 352,140 passengers during the Eid al-Fitr holiday, distributed over 207,760 departures and 144,380 arriving in and out of Kuwait International Airport. clarifying that. All operational procedures apply on departure and arrival date. According to the restrictions set by the decision of the Council of Ministers, they are applied and respected at the Kuwait International Airport for the arrivals and departures of the insured and the unvaccinated.
Respect the procedures
Al-Hashemi went on to say about Al-Anbaa: Departure procedures are open to all travel destinations and the traveler is obliged by the procedures for entering the airports of the countries to which he will travel according to the procedures set by the state. and he must respect the terms and conditions of the countries to which they will travel under the conditions imposed by each country.
Regarding the entry procedures for arrivals at Kuwait International Airport, Al-Hashemi said: All the procedures of the Council of Ministers related to the entry of passengers are applied, including those related to those who are insured and those for unvaccinated persons. and applied by the General Administration of Civil Aviation. Regarding the most prominent destinations of the current trip, Al-Hashemi mentioned that London, Paris, Istanbul, Cairo, Dubai, Jeddah, Beirut and Baku are in the lead, according to the requests for operational procedures submitted to the Department of Air Transport and operation Theirs. according to scheduled flights on departure and arrival flights to Kuwait International Airport.
Finally, Al-Hashemi stressed the need for all passengers to arrive at the airport early on the flight date and to comply with the application of all departure conditions, and the procedures required by the countries to which they will travel, as well as to provide documents of travel and their validity and the validity period of the passport.
For his part, the airport inspector, Habib Bouabbas, told Al-Anbaa: The General Administration of Civil Aviation, with instructions from the top management and the director of the Operations Department, Mansour Al-Hashemi, has completed all the preparations necessary for him. the reception and farewell of passengers during the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which will begin on April 28 and end on April 7. He stressed that coordination has been made with all authorities operating at Kuwait International Airport to wait for the travel season, especially after the return of the travel season after a two-year break during the “Corona” pandemic, as well as the fact that we are approaching the holiday blessed Eid al-Fitr, which is witnessing a significant increase in travel traffic, whether from Departure or access to and from Kuwait International Airport.
Bu Abbas stated that all employees of the Operations Department are deployed in all weighing areas, as well as in the gate area in coordination with the Ministry of Interior and Health, emphasizing that travelers must follow all procedures implemented in places where they will to depart. , explaining that Kuwait International Airport follows the instructions and directives of the health authorities at the airport. Places to which the passenger is departing.
Regarding the return, Kuwait International Airport follows the procedures issued by the Council of Ministers and for the immune person no procedure is required from him, for the unvaccinated person must present a PCR certificate that he is doing. the country of origin and submits another PCR certificate on the seventh day of its arrival in Kuwait. Bouabbas advised travelers to be present at an early date, 3-4 hours before the departure of the flight, to avoid overcrowding and to ensure the required health requirements from the country for which they will be leaving.
Al-Otaibi: “Civil Aviation” has completed the preparations for the Eid holiday
The General Administration of Civil Aviation expected passenger traffic to and from Kuwait International Airport to reach 352,140 passengers during Eid al-Fitr, distributed to 207,760 departures and 144,380 arriving in and out of Kuwait International Airport.
In a statement to KUNA yesterday, the Deputy Director General for Planning and Project Affairs, Saad Al-Otaibi, affirmed the readiness of civil aviation in all operational sectors for the celebration of Eid al-Fitr over the next nine days, in cooperation with all governments. . and non-governmental agencies operating at Kuwait International Airport. Al-Otaibi said: 2800 flights will be performed during the period from the 28th of this month until next May 7, distributed in 1400 departure flights and 1400 incoming flights, emphasizing that during the Eid holiday there will be 76 additional flights . a total of 14,750 passengers over the next nine days.
Al-Otaibi praised the efforts of all government agencies working at the airport, led by the Ministry of Interior and the General Administration of Customs, as well as the key role of airlines and ground service providers, in addition to the great efforts made by all . civil aviation workers to make the Eid al-Fitr holiday plan successful.