Kuwait Airways eighth in punctuality among 175 airlines

KUWAIT: Kuwait Airways ranked eighth in punctuality among 175 international airlines, according to a report by the British aviation company (OAG), which is specialized in checking the productive performance of the civil aviation sectors. “We are honored by the latest report issued by the world’s most credible agencies in evaluating the performance of airports and airlines in the world,” Chairman of Kuwait Airways Board of Directors, Yousef Al-Jassem, said in a press release.

Jassem pointed out that the results of the report showed that the rate of the punctuality of Kuwait Airways was 88 percent in July. He noted that being the eighth place among the 175 major international airlines affirms the good application of time-bound policies adopted by the board of directors and implemented by the executive management efficiently and professionally.

Jassem stressed the company’s endeavor to achieve more, to acquire the satisfaction of its customers in various fields, and to complete its leading role in the field of civil aviation at both Arab and international levels. Kuwait Airways was established in 1953 as a private company under the name of ‘Kuwait National Airlines Limited.’ The government of Kuwait acquired 100 percent ownership in 1962 and has about 40 destinations worldwide. – KUNA