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by Monty1988
Tue Oct 01, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 42965

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Source?? I find it hard to believe since they're practically brand new KAC Chairwoman on Kuwaiti Newspapers & TV during the first KU 77W delivery ceremony. Monty1988? You seem to know a few things about Kuwait. Any idea when we should see their first A330neo? 2 A320neo 4th quarter 2019 First A3...

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by Monty1988
Thu Sep 19, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 42965

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

MoReZ84 wrote:
xwb777 wrote:
Kuwait Airways will be an all Airbus operator. Their new B777s will be phased out.


Source?? I find it hard to believe since they're practically brand new


KAC Chairwoman on Kuwaiti Newspapers & TV during the first KU 77W delivery ceremony.

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by Monty1988
Tue Sep 17, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 42965

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

xwb777 wrote:
Kuwait Airways will be an all Airbus operator. Their new B777s will be phased out.


KAC will fly the 77W’s for 14 years and will be replaced by the 777X

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by Monty1988
Sat Aug 10, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bird Logos on Asian Airlines
Replies: 54
Views: 6642

Re: Bird Logos on Asian Airlines

Don’t forget KAC is an asian airliner has the biggest Blue Bird on its tail.

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by Monty1988
Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jazeera Airways announces London service
Replies: 20
Views: 4126

Re: Jazeera Airways announces London service

behramjee wrote:
Monty1988 wrote:
London is on high demand in Kuwait, KAC will inaugurate KWI-MAN in 2020 using new A320neo with 134 seats & Business Class Sleeper Seats, In 2020 KAC is planning MAN MAD ZRH


All of which that you have written above is 100% not true !


True it is, Believing what you want is something else.

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by Monty1988
Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jazeera Airways announces London service
Replies: 20
Views: 4126

Re: Jazeera Airways announces London service

London is on high demand in Kuwait, KAC will inaugurate KWI-MAN in 2020 using new A320neo with 134 seats & Business Class Sleeper Seats, In 2020 KAC is planning MAN MAD ZRH

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by Monty1988
Mon Aug 05, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Missile launcher found in baggage at BWI
Replies: 44
Views: 7164

Re: Missile launcher found in baggage at BWI

I’m just curious how he got it through customs leaving Kuwait. When I returned we had to empty every single bag we had for inspection. Even pirated DVD’s were confiscated. In order for me to bring back a 10” knife, I had to get my Commanders permission... I’d definitely be looking at how this made ...

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by Monty1988
Tue Feb 05, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will UAL return to Africa
Replies: 67
Views: 9765

Re: Will UAL return to Africa

That's the official story... but the timing of the cancellation of service and the DOT's ruling in the matter I reference was ***impeccable***, and the cessation of service did not come at the conclusion of an IATA season, as they normally do, but rather midstream, about three months after the anno...

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by Monty1988
Sun Feb 03, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will UAL return to Africa
Replies: 67
Views: 9765

Re: Will UAL return to Africa

Not true, UA dropped IAD-KWI due to weak demand after the US pulled out of Iraq. That's the official story... but the timing of the cancellation of service and the DOT's ruling in the matter I reference was ***impeccable***, and the cessation of service did not come at the conclusion of an IATA sea...

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by Monty1988
Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will UAL return to Africa
Replies: 67
Views: 9765

Re: Will UAL return to Africa

Yes, they flew IAD-DXB-DOH a few years back. I flew the IAD-KWI-BAH route and loved it. That also ended. Not 100% sure, but I am wondering if UA losing the US Govt. travel contract to JB played a part in that. IAD-KWI-BAH was reportedly dropped in connection with the dispute over the Israeli passen...

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by Monty1988
Tue Jan 22, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 42965

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

TSA is inspecting KWI Terminal 4 for KU to move US bound flights to new Terminal 4 inseaed of Terminal 1, KU Is launching new destinations BEY LCA, CMN, CAN, NCE, SAW And studying ICN, First A320neo to arrive in June First A330neo will arrive October

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by Monty1988
Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 42965

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

KU has code share agreement with MEA & Has the right to KWI BEY LCA, Many Kuwaitis visit Cyprus fo summer holidays and own real estate.

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by Monty1988
Fri Jan 18, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 42965

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

I remember in the 1990s and early 2000s, Kuwait had a downtown office in Nicosia with a large A340 model at the entrance. They used to be a really strong strong player back then with regular flights on the A340. As time went by and as Emirates kept on growing, they kept on shrinking. Nice to see th...

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by Monty1988
Thu Jan 17, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 382
Views: 42965

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread - 2019

Slash787 wrote:
Any Idea in which month will Kuwait Receive their A350 and A330neo?


A320neo soon A330neo mid 2019 A350 early 2020

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by Monty1988
Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How are Egyptair and Kuwait doing at JFK?
Replies: 22
Views: 5862

Re: How are Egyptair and Kuwait doing at JFK?

KU has resumed non stop direct flights today from KWI T1 to JFK and soon us all flights will be from the new KWI T4

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by Monty1988
Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How are Egyptair and Kuwait doing at JFK?
Replies: 22
Views: 5862

Re: How are Egyptair and Kuwait doing at JFK?

It was my understanding that from 1/1/2019, KU would operate nonstop to JFK, however, it seems the flight has not actually begun flying as such. Anyone have any news? You’re mixing apples and oranges. It used to run via LHR both ways as a revenue stop (carrying pax LHR-JFK and v. v.) whereas now it...

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by Monty1988
Wed Dec 19, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 351
Views: 34210

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

https://www.arabtimesonline.com/news/us ... erminal-4/
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Kuwait airways will resume direct nonstop flights between Kuwait to and New York and with that all of KU’s operations will be Initiated from the new Terminal 4 affective Jan 1st 2019

https://www.arabtimesonline.com/news/us ... erminal-4/

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by Monty1988
Fri Oct 05, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kuwait Airways to Order New Airbus Airplanes
Replies: 19
Views: 7187

Re: Kuwait Airways to Order New Airbus Airplanes

Kuwait airways swapped 5 A350-900 to 5 A330-900neos and orderd the 3 additional A320neo’s so the order is 5 A350-900 5A330-900neo 18 A320neos, As for the 3 Old A320’s they are well maintained and served! Will be retired first quarter of 2019 with A320neo’s

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by Monty1988
Sat Jul 21, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus sells 25 A320neo to Wataniya Airways
Replies: 33
Views: 8107

Re: Airbus sells 25 A320neo to Wataniya Airways

Flew roundtrip on Wataniya KWI to GYD both flights were excellent, Nice crew new A320 food was good all in all i found it to be much better than Easyjet & Ryanair and even Kuwaiti Jazeera airways.

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by Monty1988
Fri Jul 20, 2018 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus sells 25 A320neo to Wataniya Airways
Replies: 33
Views: 8107

Re: Airbus Sells 25 A320NEO To 1 Star Airline

AFIK Wataniya airways is doing very well, But in desperate need of more planes.

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by Monty1988
Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kuwait Airways announces Milan
Replies: 8
Views: 1465

Re: Kuwait Airways announces Milan

That's problematic. They used to offer 5th freedom flights between LHR and JFK. They had to stop selling tickets between JFK and LHR after a passenger with an Israeli passport demanded to be seated. The resulting lawsuit forced Kuwait Airlines to either allow Israelis or any other nationality of pa...

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by Monty1988
Wed Jul 11, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kuwait Airways announces Milan
Replies: 8
Views: 1465

Re: Kuwait Airways announces Milan

They should continue on to JFK with 5th freedom rights just to make that route even MORE crowded :) That's problematic. They used to offer 5th freedom flights between LHR and JFK. They had to stop selling tickets between JFK and LHR after a passenger with an Israeli passport demanded to be seated. ...

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by Monty1988
Sat Jul 07, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 351
Views: 34210

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

artofzen wrote:
Whats the reason for delay in Kuwait fleet repaint?


It was a management decision to postpone repaint until the rush summer season is over.

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by Monty1988
Sat Jun 02, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unbearable stench from passenger causes emergency landing
Replies: 67
Views: 16035

Re: Unbearable stench from passenger causes emergency landing

Once experienced something like that from an Egyptian passenger he was absolutely rotten!

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by Monty1988
Thu May 10, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Claims that A350XWB is quieter than B787, but is it really?
Replies: 236
Views: 40022

Re: Airbus Claims that A350XWB is quieter than B787, but is it really?

Flown both of Qatar airways A350 & 787 in a connecting flight both are quiet that said A350 is noticeably quieter!

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by Monty1988
Wed May 09, 2018 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 351
Views: 34210

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Kuwait Airways Lunching this summer Malaga & Milan & Tbilisi, Trabzon, Confirmed 100% That said Nice and Casablanca both under evaluation.

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by Monty1988
Sat Jan 20, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 351
Views: 34210

Re: Arabian aviation thread - 2018

Kuwait airways will operate from new dedicated Terminal in March 2018 and will launch 4 new destinations, Chicago, Madrid, Casablanca, Sarajevo. https://www.emaratyah.ae/725078.html Any updates on KU returning to Chicago? Regarding Kuwait Airways are there any updates on the proposed service to Man...

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by Monty1988
Wed Dec 13, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2017
Replies: 389
Views: 48037

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread

Kuwait airways to launch Malaga-Casablanca next week, Service will be twice weekly and operated by A330-200

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by Monty1988
Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Court rules in favor of Kuwait Airways when it decided not to carry a Israeli passenger
Replies: 92
Views: 17399

Re: Court rules in favor of Kuwait Airways when it decided not to carry a Israeli passenger

Its not the religion, Or the sexual orientation Gays or any Nationality can enter Kuwait freely no qustions asked, Kuwait does not recognize the Israeli passport. My family lived in Kuwait for many years before moving back to Canada our friends are jew they flew KU many times without an issue some o...

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by Monty1988
Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad to drop Dallas DFW
Replies: 89
Views: 16439

Re: Etihad to drop Dallas DFW

I can't add much more to this discussion. Although not completely relevant to EY dropping DFW specifically, I want share an observation. The middle east has too many airlines, TOO many airlines and seats. Everyone is talking about QR, EY, and EK. Don't forget there is Gulf Air. Air Arabia. and Saud...

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by Monty1988
Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KWI - SNN B77W KU177
Replies: 19
Views: 2360

Re: KWI - SNN B77W KU177

PlymSpotter wrote:
I can attest to how rubbish security in KWI is/was a few years ago. They were like 'ah, you're white - just go straight through'. Completely nuts.


Things are different now, A security firm is managing the airport, Measures are uncomfortably strict.

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by Monty1988
Sun Nov 05, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KWI - SNN B77W KU177
Replies: 19
Views: 2360

Re: KWI - SNN B77W KU177

Its a security stop, TSA required KWI to introduce new sercurity measures and untill then KU can’t fly direct, The new KAC terminal in KWI is almost done and has all the requirements of the TSA, That said the installation of the new screening equipment & the dedicated gates is almost done in the...

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by Monty1988
Tue Oct 24, 2017 12:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Weirdest flights?
Replies: 15
Views: 2251

Re: Weirdest flights?

I was always wondering about the purpose of the Air Koryo flight to Kuwait (FNJ-KWI). They used to operate it with a T204 and a technical stop for refueling somewhere. I think they stopped like in 2015 or something like that but with JS you never know. Worker/slave/cheap labour - transfer? most lik...

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by Monty1988
Mon Oct 23, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2017
Replies: 389
Views: 48037

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread

CHI2DFW wrote:
Monty1988 wrote:
CanadaFair wrote:
None are new.


New as not a current Route and I don’t think KU ever operated MAD


KU back to ORD? Nonstop or via Europe? This has been talked about for some time, so I’ll believe it when I see it.


Direct nonstop.

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by Monty1988
Sat Oct 21, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2017
Replies: 389
Views: 48037

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread

https://www.emaratyah.ae/725078.html

None are new.


New as not a current Route and I don’t think KU ever operated MAD
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CanadaFair wrote:
Monty1988 wrote:
Kuwait airways will operate from new dedicated Terminal in March 2018 and will launch 4 new destinations, Chicago, Madrid, Casablanca, Sarajevo.

https://www.emaratyah.ae/725078.html

None are new.


New as not a current Route and I don’t think KU ever operated MAD

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by Monty1988
Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2017
Replies: 389
Views: 48037

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread

User001 wrote:
So I take it that once again, Kuwait Airways has gone back on its plans to serve Manchester!


Yes, They also scrapped Malaga as well, a good friend who works in KAC told me the airline isn't launching any new routes until KU’s new terminal is fully operational 1st Q 2018

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by Monty1988
Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2017
Replies: 389
Views: 48037

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread

https://www.emaratyah.ae/725078.html
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Kuwait airways will operate from new dedicated Terminal in March 2018 and will launch 4 new destinations, Chicago, Madrid, Casablanca, Sarajevo.

https://www.emaratyah.ae/725078.html

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by Monty1988
Mon Aug 28, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arabian aviation thread - 2017
Replies: 389
Views: 48037

Re: Arabian Aviation Thread

Jazeera Airways survived a catastrophe yesterday after colliding with Ministry of defense air balloon in mid air north of Kuwait link : http://www.alarabiya.net/ar/aswaq/financial-markets/2017/08/28/%D8%B3%D9%87%D9%85-%D8%B7%D9%8A%D8%B1%D8%A7%D9%86-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AC%D8%B2%D9%8A%D8%B1%D8%A9-%D9%8A%D...

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by Monty1988
Mon Aug 07, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kuwait Airways announces major expansion in S17
Replies: 73
Views: 20386

Re: Kuwait Airways announces major expansion in S17

Kuwait Airways has potential, but if there's going to be a ME4, Oman Air is better placed for growth. Kuwait's new hard product is pretty good, and they can fly to both Saudi and Qatar but: ⋅ Don't accept Israeli passengers, even for transit. UAE, Oman and Qatar do. ⋅ Poor reput...

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by Monty1988
Fri Jul 14, 2017 6:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The boss of Qatar Airways ridicules American carriers for their aged flight attendants
Replies: 193
Views: 25280

Re: The boss of Qatar Airways ridicules American carriers for their aged flight attendants

ME carriers never promote their black crew in ads, etc. EK do sometimes in crew recruitment promos, I tink Saudia, Kuwait, Gulf, don't even hire them anymore. Not correct! Kuwait airways is hiring now and many Afican crew members are joining, Plus both Kuwait airways and Mea airlines have many seni...

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by Monty1988
Thu Jul 13, 2017 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The boss of Qatar Airways ridicules American carriers for their aged flight attendants
Replies: 193
Views: 25280

Re: The boss of Qatar Airways ridicules American carriers for their aged flight attendants

ME carriers never promote their black crew in ads, etc. EK do sometimes in crew recruitment promos, I tink Saudia, Kuwait, Gulf, don't even hire them anymore. Not correct! Kuwait airways is hiring now and many Afican crew members are joining, Plus both Kuwait airways and Mea airlines have many seni...

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by Monty1988
Wed Jul 05, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN News 57. No Stopping Chinese Links..
Replies: 351
Views: 77082

Re: MAN News 57. No Stopping Chinese Links..

IAD or ORD next September, MAN Late August

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by Monty1988
Wed Jul 05, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN News 57. No Stopping Chinese Links..
Replies: 351
Views: 77082

Re: MAN News 57. No Stopping Chinese Links..

Correct IAD/ORD will be operated by 77W via MAN, KWI MAN will be 3x weekly served by 77W and A332, my friend told me as well 7 A320's will get the new livery shortly, Last A340 leaving the fleet next week, 2 772 and 1 744 scheduled to retire next August.

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by Monty1988
Wed Jul 05, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN News 57. No Stopping Chinese Links..
Replies: 351
Views: 77082

Re: MAN News 57. No Stopping Chinese Links..

KAC will indeed operate to MAN later this year using a 77W + A332, As i mentioned earlier on another thread Washington route is seriously being considered as there is demand by Kuwaiti students and their family's, TSA Will audit KWI again later this year and i expect things to be back to normal as ...

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by Monty1988
Tue Jul 04, 2017 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN News 57. No Stopping Chinese Links..
Replies: 351
Views: 77082

Re: MAN News 57. No Stopping Chinese Links..

KAC will indeed operate to MAN later this year using a 77W + A332, As i mentioned earlier on another thread Washington route is seriously being considered as there is demand by Kuwaiti students and their family's, TSA Will audit KWI again later this year and i expect things to be back to normal as s...

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by Monty1988
Sun Jul 02, 2017 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar
Replies: 681
Views: 149971

Re: Bahrain, Egypt and KSA closed their airspace for Qatar

CanadaFair wrote:
Kuwait mediator to take a u-turn LOL!


Not going to happen.

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by Monty1988
Fri Jun 30, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wataniya returning
Replies: 6
Views: 1874

Re: Wataniya returning

Wataniya will be a hybrid airlines, It's planes will have 2 classes and will sell 3 Types of tickts, Business class, Economy class, Basic economy class. Wataniya will fly from Sheikh Saad Terminal at KWI along with Flydubai starting next July.

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by Monty1988
Thu Jun 15, 2017 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread
Replies: 138
Views: 34875

Re: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread

Kuwait Airways 747 due to retire in late July.

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