Business of…Kuwait Airways
With Kuwait Airways’ stake sale likely to be the first privatisation of a Gulf-owned carrier (if anyone actually shows interest), Kipp looks at what could have happened that has led the airline to its downward spiral.
August 4, 2011 11:50 by shafeer
Despite its wide network of 42 destinations, Kuwait Airways fails to impress potential investors.
It’s network includes: Kabul in Afghanistan; Manama in Bahrain; Dhaka in Bangladesh; Alexandria, Assiut, Cairo, Luxor, and Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt; Paris in France; Frankfurt in Germany; Ahmedabad,Mumbai, Cochin, Delhi, Hyderabad, Madras, and Thiruvananthapuram in India; Jakarta in Indonesia; Tehran in Iran; Rome in Italy; Amman in Jordan; Kuwait; Beirut in Lebanon; Sepang/Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia; Casablanca in Morocco; Muscat in Oman; Islamabad and Lahore in Pakistan; Manila in Philippines; Doha in Qatar; Dammam, Jeddah, and Riyadh in Saudi Arabia; Malaga in Spain; Colombo in Sri Lanka; Geneva in Switzerland; Damascus in Syria; Bangkok in Thailand; Abu Dhabi and Dubai in UAE; London in UK and finally New York in USA.