DGCA completes return of 2,266 passengers with cancelled flights

KUWAIT: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) announced completing the return of 2,266 passengers to Kuwait, whose flights on Wataniya Airways were cancelled. The passengers returned from Istanbul, Trabzon, Beirut, Malaga, Athens, Baku, Sarajevo and Tblisi, DGCA said in a press statement released yesterday. It added that there are other passengers who will return later to the country on different airlines. DGCA also noted that it had used 12 charter flights on Kuwait Airways and booked 445 hotel rooms, while also providing 272 commercial flight tickets. The directorate said that the number of passengers affected by the cancellation of flights totaled 2,266. Meanwhile, it noted that Wataniya Airways will be charged with all financial costs, adding that the directorate will take legal action to protect the rights of the state and the passengers. – KUNA

This article was published on 12/09/2018