Kuwait reopens to commercial travel but bans flights from 31 ‘high risk’ countries – The National

SourceThe National
SectorTransport
CountryKuwait

Flights from India, Iran and Pakistan are currently suspended Travellers arrive at Kuwait international Airport on Saturday, August 1, 2020. Commercial flights resumed at Kuwait International Airport today after five months of shut down due to the Covid-19 pandemic. AFP  Kuwait has reopened to international travel, but has banned flights from 31 countries deemed "high risk". The country started receiving commercial flights on Saturday after five months of suspensions due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, Kuwait's Directorate General of Civil Aviation has suspended commercial flights from “high alert countries” with a high number of Covid-19 cases. The list includes: Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Pakistan, India, Egypt, Bangladesh, Philippines, China, Nepal, Brazil,...read more...