Kuwait International Airport to resume commercial flights from Aug 1

Kuwait's cabinet agreed on a three-stage resumption starting at 30% capacity

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. A Kuwaiti doctor adjusts her protective face shield ahead of the arrival of a planeload of repatriated Kuwaiti citizens at a makeshift field testing center, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Kuwait Airport, in Kuwait City, Kuwait April 21, 2020.

Image used for illustrative purpose. A Kuwaiti doctor adjusts her protective face shield ahead of the arrival of a planeload of repatriated Kuwaiti citizens at a makeshift field testing center, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Kuwait Airport, in Kuwait City, Kuwait April 21, 2020.

REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee

DUBAI- Commercial flights at Kuwait International Airport will resume from Aug. 1, the government's communications office said on Monday, after being suspended in March because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kuwait's cabinet agreed on a three-stage resumption starting at 30% capacity, the statement said.

(Writing by Lisa Barrington Editing by David Goodman) ((lisa.barrington@thomsonreuters.com;))

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