KUWAIT: Kuwait Airways announced yesterday that its outbound flights to Dubai International Airport (DXB) have been scheduled to land in Al-Maktoum international Airport instead. Regional Director of GCC in Kuwait Airways Mishaal Al-Dalk said in a statement to the press that flights to DXB were transferred to Al-Maktoum International Airport starting April 17 due to maintenance and renovation on the Northern runway.

Dalk stressed the company’s keenness, represented by Chairman of the Board Yousef Al-Jassem and Chief Executive Officer Kamel Al-Awadhi, on providing all services and facilitating operations of departure and arrival. He also expressed his gratitude to Dubai Airports authority for their full cooperation in easing the procedures for the passengers. Meanwhile, CEO of Dubai Airports Paul Griffiths said that Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will provide Al-Maktoum Airport with busses and a fleet of taxis during the shutdown of DXB. – KUNA