Strict checking of transit passengers at Kuwait Airport
Suspected passengers to be deported back with no entry block against his name
KUWAIT CITY, Aug 2: Strict check on all transit passengers arriving from countries which are allowed to enter into Kuwait is being carried out. The authorities at Kuwait International Airport are making sure that the passports are stamped proving that they are not entering directly or via transit from 31 countries which are currently restricted unless they have spent 14 days in unlisted countries along with PCR test certificate proving that they are free from corona virus which validity should not exceed 72 hours from the test date.
The sources stated if any passenger is suspected (coming from 31 restricted countries directly), he will be deported back on the same flight from which he arrived with a block of no entry placed on his name, the airline will be fined and legal measures taken in accordance with the decisions and instructions followed by International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the Civil Aviation Organization.
الطيران المدني : يمنع من دخول دولة الكويت الركاب غير الكويتيين من جميع الجنسيات القادمين من الدول المحظورة سواء كان مباشرة من تلك الدول أو عن طريق "الترانزيت" عبر دول أخرى مالم يستقروا بتلك الدول غير المحظورة مدة 14 يوما ومن ثم قيامهم بعد 14 يوما باجراء فحص PCR بصلاحية 72 ساعة. pic.twitter.com/ahNMGbghfT
— الطيران المدني (@Kuwait_DGCA) August 2, 2020
Meanwhile 11 flights arrived and 12 departed from Kuwait International airport.
The incoming flights to Kuwait, they include 1 flight of Ethiopian Airlines from Addis Ababa, 2 flights for Qatar Airways from Doha, 2 flights for Turkish Airlines from Istanbul, 4 flights for Kuwait Airways from Trabzon, Bedrum, Dubai and Istanbul, and 2 flights for Jazeera Airways from Dubai and Istanbul.
The departing flights include 1 flight of Ethiopian Airlines to Addis Ababa, 2 flights by Qatar Airways to Doha, 2 Turkish Airlines flights to Istanbul, 5 Kuwait Airways flights to Trabzon, Bedrum, Istanbul, Dubai and London, and 2 Jazeera Airways flights to Istanbul and Dubai.
Source : Arabtimes