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India organizes tourism road show in Kuwait

India has organised a tourism road show in Kuwait highlighting its tourist destinations to attract Gulf travelers and promote tourism in the country.

Boeing, ALAFCO firm up order for 20 Boeing 737 MAXs

KUWAIT - Boeing and Kuwait airplane leasing company ALAFCO finalized an order for 20 Boeing 737 MAX 8s valued at $2.0 billion at current list price.

Moevenpick Hotel Al Bida’a in Kuwait awarded re-certification by Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced re-certification of Moevenpick Hotel Al Bida’a in Kuwait.

Iraq settles long-running airline dispute with Kuwait

An aide to Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said on Wednesday that Iraq and Kuwait have reached a $500 million agreement to resolve a dispute over Gulf War-era debts that had prevented Iraqi Airwa

Kuwait aiming to double tourist numbers by 2015

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait - The organisers of an upcoming travel expo in Dubai say that Kiwait is aiming to double its tourist arrivals to one million by 2015 as it seeks to boost its tourism infrastructure

ALAFCO expands commitment to 80 Airbus A320neo aircraft

ALAFCO, the Kuwait-based international Aviation Lease and Finance Company, has finalised a purchase order for 50 A320neo Family aircraft and took options for 30 more to be finalized by year end.

First hotel in Kuwait receives Green Globe Certification

LOS ANGELES, California - Mövenpick Hotel & Resort Al Bida’a is the first hotel in Kuwait to receive Green Globe Certification.

Ban calls for further steps by Iraq to fulfil pledges to...

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has encouraged the Iraqi Government to act quickly to fulfil its obligations to find Kuwaiti or third country nationals, property and archives lost in Saddam Hussein’s

Jazeera Airways returns to profitability

KUWAIT CITY - Jazeera Airways Group today announced strong third quarter bottom line profit of KD 4.4 million, making the quarter its best performing quarter since establishment in 2005.

Iraqi Airways dissolved over war reparations row with Kuwait

The Iraqi council of ministers decided to dissolve Iraqi Airways and liquidate its assets after the airline dropped flights to England and Sweden in a row with Kuwait over war reparations.

Kuwait attempts to confiscate first Iraqi Airways plane to land in...

Lawyers working for Kuwait attempted to confiscate the first Iraqi Airways plane to land in London in 20 years over a dispute dating back to Saddam Hussein's 1990 invasion of the oil-rich Gulf state,

Mercator launches new passenger services IT solution

Mercator, the Dubai-based business technology provider has recently introduced Jupiter, its new passenger services package, into the marketplace.

New air service launches between Kuwait and Mumbai

Jet Airways today launched its daily, direct service to Kuwait from Mumbai.

Middle East opens first theme park in Kuwait

More than 700 guests were invited to enjoy the Grand Opening of The 99 Village theme park conducted under sunny skies and moderate temperatures that seemed designed to welcome Kuwait's newest family e

Kuwait’s new airline to take off in February

KUWAIT CITY — Kuwait's new airline Wataniya Airways said on Sunday it will commence its first flights to Dubai in February.

Jet Airways reschedules flights for Kochi to Kuwait

Jet Airways, India’s premier airline, announced rescheduling of timings of its flights operating between Kochi and Kuwait effective September 1, 2008.

Hotel Missoni

The Rezidor Hotel Group is pleased to announce that the first two properties developed in collaboration with the renowned Italian luxury fashion dynasty, Missoni, will open in early 2009 in Kuwait Cit

Kuwaiti Silk City ‘to connect with Israel’

Kuwait plans to invest $132 billion in a mega construction project, which will include a one-kilometer high tower and house 700,000 people.

More Middle East flights for Delta

ISTANBUL, Turkey (eTN) - Delta Air Lines is to launch new nonstop services from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Kuwait beginning November 7, 2008.

Third Kuwaiti airline to take off in January

KUWAIT - Kuwait National Airways said on Monday it plans to start operations in January, becoming the third carrier in the Gulf state looking to tap aviation traffic growth in the Middle East.

Gulf unites with new passport

(eTN) - In the latest move towards regional cooperation among the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries – Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Oman, Qatar and Bahrain – a Kuwaiti official this week announced plans to accept the new Gulf passport, starting next May.