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Kuwait Airways picks Airbus

Airbus officially picked by Kuwait Airways

The airline, for an order of 25 new planes, would pay a whopping $2.98 billion.

May 15, 2013 5:14
Kuwait Airways

Kuwait Airways to sign $3 billion-plus Airbus deal

State-run Kuwait Airways will spend 850 million dinars ($2.98 billion) on 25 new Airbus jets and aims to lease a further 13…

May 12, 2013 4:16
Kuwait Airways Cuts More Flights On 2nd Day Of Strike

Kuwait Airways Cuts More Flights On 2nd Day Of Strike

Around 3,000 customs workers also went on strike at Kuwait's borders and ports last week with similar demands for higher pay. The airline's 4,000 unionised workers last walked out in October and were able to secure a 30 percent pay rise, according to figures quoted in local media.

March 19, 2012 1:26
Strike Halts Kuwait Airways Flights

Strike Halts Kuwait Airways Flights

State carrier Kuwait Airways cancelled nine flights late on Saturday after a walkout by employees calling for higher pay, the company's managing director said.

March 18, 2012 11:14

Kuwait delays state airline’s privatisation

Struggling airline to restructure operations; Committee says completed review of bids; Airline was eyeing $280 million privatisation

October 30, 2011 3:09
Business of…Kuwait Airways

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
Will anyone be interested in Kuwait Air? Analysts say no

Will anyone be interested in Kuwait Air? Analysts say no

Kuwait Airways seeking investor for $280 mln stake sale; Airline offering 35 pct of its share capital; Limited interest seen-analysts

August 2, 2011 11:49

Iraqi Airways assets in Jordan – officials

Friction between Kuwait Airways Corp and Iraqi Airways continue with Kuwait seizing Iraq assets.

May 29, 2011 9:50

Kuwait Airways grounds its Airbus A300 fleet

The A300 is a short- to medium-range widebody jet liner.

December 30, 2010 4:18

Kuwait Airways to borrow from banks to pay salaries

Parliament approved plan to privatise it in 2008.

August 15, 2010 3:07