Kuwait airport bans transit for foreign passengers

SourceGulf Insider
SectorTourism
CountryKuwait

Based on a recent directive by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), non-Kuwaiti travellers are not allowed to enter the Kuwait airport, which includes transit passengers changing flights in the Gulf state, local media reported.The decision came in the form of a letter from the Ministry of Health on February 19, stating that transit passengers are not allowed to exit the plane and enter the Kuwait airport.As Kuwait implements further health measures to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the airport and travellers have seen some of the biggest changes.Comments Read Next13 hours agoIndia suspends international flights until March 3117 hours agoUAE records 3,434 new Covid-19 cases, 15 deaths18 hours agoSaudi records 338 new Covid-19 cases, 5 deaths22 hours agoUAE extends Covid-19 protocols until Ramadan23 hours agoUnified GCC Covid-19 passport in the works24 hours agoSaudi universities to open Covid-19 vaccine centres1 day agoBahrain: Indian ambassador calls on community to follow COVID-19 protocols1 day agoBahrain records 632 new Covid-19 cases, 3 deaths2 days agoDubai extends Covid safety rules till mid-April2 days agoTwo US Navy warships in the Middle East affected by COVID-19 ...read more...