Kuwait suspends flights from 31 countries

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Kuwait suspends flights from 31 countries

Kuwait suspends flights from 31 countries

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in Kuwait, on Saturday, made a decision to suspend commercial flights from 31 countries starting from 1st August due to the COVID-19 outbreak, as instructed by the health authorities.

The Kuwait International Airport kickstarted its commercial flight operations on early Saturday, almost after a five-month suspension due to COVID-19 pandemic.

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On 29th June, the Kuwaiti Cabinet had approved a three-stage plan to resume commercial flight operations in and out of the country starting from 1st August.

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The countries on the DGCA list include India, Iran, China, Brazil, Columbia, Armenia, Bangladesh, Syria, Spain, Singapore, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sri Lanka, Iraq, Mexico, Indonesia, Chile, Pakistan, Egypt, Lebanon, Hong Kong, Italy, North Macedonia, Moldova, Panama, Peru, Serbia, Montenegro, Dominican Republic and Kosovo.