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Kuwait Airways

Wed Jan 17, 2001 10:23 am

I just found a picture of a Kuwait Airways 747-400 in IAH.

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What was it doing there. Kuwait Airways doesn't have regular service to IAH do they?
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RE: Kuwait Airways

Wed Jan 17, 2001 12:01 pm

Kuwait Airways' 744 is used for VIP use only and not regular scheduled service. Perhaps the Emir was checking out the oil fields in Texas  

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They Seem To Do That Regularly

Wed Jan 17, 2001 12:07 pm

Kuwait and Gulf Air used to codeshare...and Gulf Air used to fly scheduled service to Houston...
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RE: They Seem To Do That Regularly

Wed Jan 17, 2001 1:51 pm

Thanks for the info. When did Gulf Air stop its service to IAH?
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RE: Kuwait Airways

Wed Jan 17, 2001 1:57 pm

I saw this 744 at Beirut Airport 3 years ago. It came along with an A310 "State of Kuwait". Kuwaiti vice emir Mr. Sabah was on a visit to Lebanon. Only 25-30 people boarded the aircraft for a flight back to Kuwait.
A 310 flew back empty!!! Now that's what I call a money spending.
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RE: Kuwait Airways

Wed Jan 17, 2001 3:55 pm

Yes indeed ... the 747's in Kuwait Airways colours are used by Jaber ..... he is the Emir of Q8....

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