A reliable Kuwaiti source announced the date of opening the airspace to 31 countries from which flights are banned from Kuwait, including Egypt and a number of Arab and European countries. ...
The source, who preferred not to be named, revealed in a special statement that the airspace is ready to receive direct flights during the next week, in light of the required preparations and numerous strict precautionary measures and checks that will be applied before allowing entry to the arrivals.
The Civil Aviation Authority had announced, earlier, a ban on commercial aviation to 31 destinations, based on the instructions of the health authorities and given the situation and the implications of the spread of the Covid 19 virus on high-risk countries.
And the countries affected by the ban, according to the Civil Aviation Authority "India - Iran - China - Brazil - Colombia - Armenia - Bangladesh - Philippines - Syria - Spain - Singapore - Bosnia and Herzegovina - Sri Lanka - Nepal - Iraq - Mexico - Indonesia - Chile - Pakistan - Egypt - Lebanon - Hong Kong - Italy - North Macedonia - Moldova - Panama - Peru - Serbia - Montenegro - Dominican Republic - Kosovo. "
Earlier, this decision met with some internal criticism, as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federation of Kuwaiti Travel and Tourism Offices, Muhammad Lafi Al-Mutairi, called on the authorities in his country to allow citizens of the 31 countries who are prohibited from entering Kuwait to enter the country, stressing that this category constitutes an essential element to revitalize the movement.