The General Administration of Civil Aviation in Kuwait announced that direct commercial flights coming from India will be banned from today until further notice.
The administration mentioned in a circular addressed to all airlines operating at Kuwait International Airport, which states the following:
Stopping all direct commercial flights coming to the State of Kuwait from the Republic of India.
• It is forbidden to enter the country for all passengers arriving from the Republic of India, whether they are coming directly or through another country, unless they have resided outside the Republic of India for at least 14 days before reaching the State of Kuwait.
• Kuwaitis and their first-degree relatives (husband - wife - children) and their domestic workers who accompany them are excluded from this.
• Air cargo flights coming from the Republic of India will continue to operate.
• This circular shall be implemented as of today at 00:01, according to the local time of the State of Kuwait, until further notice.
At the next cabinet meeting, the government will discuss opening direct flights from the banned countries from July 1.