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Kuwait Airways

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KU
KAC
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Yes

Kuwait Airways Airbus A300B4-605R
Kuwait Airways
Kuwait International Airport
PO Box 394
Safat 13004
KUWAIT

Tel.: +965 434 5555
Fax: +965 473 6026
Email:
Website: www.kuwaitairways.com

Type: Scheduled, charter, international, regional, pax, cargo
Owner: Kuwait govt (100%)
Base: Kuwait (KWI)
Hubs: -
Start of ops: March 1954
Alliances: Air India, Alitalia, Ethiopian, Etihad, Olympic, Saudi Arabian, Ukraine International, Yemenia
Kuwait Airways operates this equipment: Executives:
  • 6 x Airbus A300-600
  • 4 x Airbus A310
  • 3 x Airbus A320-200
  • 4 x Airbus A340-300
  • 2 x Boeing 777-200
Chief Executive:
Finance Director:
Operation Director:
Director of Sales & Marketing:
Ahmad Al-Kreebani
Mohammad Al-Shatti
Jassim Mohammad
Mohammad Al-Anzi

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Kuwait Airways  
KU
KAC
Kuwait Kuwait 1957-
Took-over BOAC's subsidiary British Int'l AL in 1959. Fully nationalized in 1963. Temporarily reorganized in 1990 in Cairo during Iraqi invasion. To be partially privatized in the 2009-2010 timeframe (40% to public, 35% to long-term investor, 25% remaining with government), postponed, reinstated in 7/11, abandonned 10/11.
Kuwait National Airways       Kuwait Kuwait 1953-1957
Formed with assistance from BOAC. 50% acquired by Kuwait government in 1955

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