Articles Tagged ‘KWI’

Kuwait Airways still waiting for major fleet upgrade; London Heathrow and New York JFK key destinations in network

Kuwait Airways still waiting for major fleet upgrade; London Heathrow and New York JFK key destinations in network

Unlike other carriers in the Middle East, Kuwait Airways rarely starts new routes, has an ageing fleet, and doesn’t sponsor any European football teams. We examine which are the airline’s most important routes, and at which major European city it has recently changed airports.

Jet Airways starts flying from Kochi to Kuwait City

Jet Airways starts flying from Kochi to Kuwait City

Jet Airways launches services from Kochi Airport to Kuwait City Airport via Abu Dhabi Airport.

Turkish Airlines adds Houston to intercontinental network; opens second Istanbul base at Sabiha Gökçen

Turkish Airlines adds Houston to intercontinental network; opens second Istanbul base at Sabiha Gökçen

Turkish Airlines links Istanbul to Houston. Opens second base in Istanbul with five new routes from Sabiha Gökçen starting this week. More will follow in the coming weeks.


Nas Air adds two domestic and one regional route to its network

Nas Air adds two domestic and one regional route to its network

Nas Air connects Riyadh and Taif; Dammam and Yanbu; adds Kuwait City to its Taif network.

LEAK of the Week: Emirates to launch routes to Boston, Miami and Stockholm; Chicago on radar

LEAK of the Week: Emirates to launch routes to Boston, Miami and Stockholm; Chicago on radar

anna.aero reveals from a top-level source at Emirates which destinations on the map will be added in 2013 in addition to the already announced new routes to Warsaw and Algiers.

Riyadh: International traffic more than doubles in a decade; new services from Shaheen Air and SpiceJet

Riyadh: International traffic more than doubles in a decade; new services from Shaheen Air and SpiceJet

Two new airlines – Shaheen Air and SpiceJet – were already welcomed to Riyadh Airport in 2013, adding four new routes to the airport’s offering. But with international traffic more than doubling up in size since 2002, the airport is now entering yet another decade of growth. New destinations for 2013 include Rome with Alitalia.


Jet Airways launches three new Middle Eastern routes from Kochi and Mumbai

Jet Airways launches three new Middle Eastern routes from Kochi and Mumbai

Jet Airways now flies from Bombay in India to Sharjah in the UAE, and from Cochin to Bahrain and Kuwait City

Jazeera Airways launches flights to Iraq; now serves 18 destinations from Kuwait, 12 against Kuwait Airways

Jazeera Airways launches flights to Iraq; now serves 18 destinations from Kuwait, 12 against Kuwait Airways

Kuwait’s Jazeera Airways has been operating successfully for over six years now, but which routes does it serve and how often? How big is its fleet and what competition does it face from Kuwait Airways and other carriers in the region?

Jazeera Airways launches new route from Kuwait City to Najaf

Jazeera Airways launches new route from Kuwait City to Najaf

Jazeera Airways connects Najaf in Iraq and Kuwait City.


Kuwait’s traffic growth slows, but airport prepares for busier future with new terminal

Kuwait’s traffic growth slows, but airport prepares for busier future with new terminal

The oil state of Kuwait’s only airport has seen rapid growth in recent years, but this development has now slowed down. Which are the biggest airlines in the market? Which route dominates with more than twice the capacity of any other route? And what capacity will be brought with the new terminal?

Bahrain Air again flies to Kuwait from Bahrain

Bahrain Air again flies to Kuwait from Bahrain

Bahrain Air has relaunched the route from Bahrain Airport to Kuwait City.

RAK Airways adds two new routes to Kuwait and Peshawar

RAK Airways adds two new routes to Kuwait and Peshawar

UAE’s RAK Airways gradually expanding its network. New routes to Kuwait and Pakistan raises to 10 destinations served from Ras Al-Khaimah.