242 Thousand Passengers at Kuwait International Airport during the National Holidays

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation announced that the passengers’ traffic during the national holidays in nine-days reached 242035 passengers distributed among 133541 departing and 108494 arriving to the country from and to Kuwait International Airport.


The Deputy Director-General for Planning & Projects Affairs and the official spokesperson for the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, Eng. Saad Al-Otaibi, explained in a press statement that about 2281 flights were operated during the period from 24 February 2022 till 5 March 2022, distributed among 1140 departing flights and 1141 arriving flights.


He added that the highest passenger traffic on the National Day holiday in terms of destinations was to Istanbul, Cairo, Dubai and Jeddah.


He affirmed the success of Civil Aviation in all its operational sectors in implementing the national holidays plan during the nine days, in collaboration with all governmental and non-governmental bodies operating at Kuwait International Airport.


He pointed out that the travel traffic of departing and arriving passengers proceeded according to the set plan and in accordance with the new procedures approved by the Council of Ministers and circulated to all airline companies operating at Kuwait International Airport.