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DGCA carries out refurbishments at Kuwait Airport for summer season

KUWAIT, The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said Monday it was carrying out refurbishments in Terminal I of Kuwait International Airport for the 2018 summer season.

DGCA temporarily stopped additional flights of carriers and will allow airlines to send bigger planes in exceptional circumstances, Director General Yusuf Al-Fozan told KUNA.

He said DGCA also transferred 15 percent of traffic to Sheikh Saad Terminal (T3) and Al-Jazeera terminal (T5).

“We seek to transfer Kuwait Airways flights to the new Terminal Four (T4) by end of this summer season,” added Al-Fozan.

This distribution, he said, would create a relative balance among the four terminals until the opening of Terminal Two (T2) in 2022.

Al-Fozan said new machines were installed to issue boarding passes, and conveyor belts were modernized.

New seats were installed for the senior people at the check-in counters, security check points were increased from five to nine, while immigration counters increased from 10 to 22.

DGCA, said Al-Fozan, would issue messages for the travelers through social media. (end) aam.bs

Source: Kuwait News Agency