Kuwait Airways News Stories

Kuwait Air Agrees To Buy Eight Airbus A330-800neos

October 15, 2018

Kuwait Airways has signed a purchase agreement with Airbus for eight A330-800neos.


Two More Airlines Have US Laptop Ban Lifted

July 10, 2017

Royal Jordanian and Kuwait Airways have joined the list of carriers now allowing passengers to carry-on larger electronic devices onto flights to the United States.


US, UK Limit Electronic Devices On Some Flights

March 21, 2017

The US and UK have issued directives to stop passengers from taking personal electronic devices in carry-on bags on flights from some countries in the Middle East and North Africa.


Kuwait Airways Seen Facing Last Chance

March 10, 2016

Kuwait Airways' overhaul may be management's last chance to save it, as the drop in oil prices means the government cannot go on funding its losses at a time when it is struggling even to pay public sector salaries, industry experts say.


Kuwait Airways Retires 1,350 Staff

February 4, 2016

Kuwait Airways retired 1,350 Kuwaiti nationals during the last two years, part of a plan to cut costs and return to profit by 2019.



Gulf Carriers Squeezed By Iran Tensions

January 28, 2016

Diplomatic tensions are causing airlines in Saudi Arabia, Iran and Bahrain to lose millions of dollars in revenue at a time when all three countries are grappling with the economic impact of lower oil prices.


Kuwait Air Looking For Partners To Aid Expansion

October 27, 2015

Kuwait Airways is moving into an expansion phase which will include partnerships, following a restructuring plan that helped it cut losses, an executive at the state-owned airline said.