Kuwait reopens to commercial travel but not from 31 ‘high-risk’ countries – The National

SourceThe National
SectorTransport
CountryKuwait

Flights from India, Iran and Pakistan remain suspended Travellers arrive at Kuwait International Airport on Saturday, August 1, 2020. Commercial flights there have resumed after five months of restrictions. AFP  Kuwait has reopened to international travel, but flights from 31 countries deemed to be high risk will not be resumed. The country started receiving commercial flights on Saturday after a five-month suspension because of the coronavirus pandemic. But Kuwait’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation extended the ban on commercial flights from “high-alert countries”, such as those with many active Covid-19 cases. The list includes: Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Pakistan, India, Egypt, Bangladesh, Philippines, China, Nepal, Brazil, Colombia, Armenia, Syria, Spain, Singapore, Bosnia...read more...