Kuwait’s Jazeera Airways give 50,000 free tickets to COVID-19 frontline workers

The tickets can be used to fly to any destination within its network

  
Jazeera Airways aircraft at Kuwait International Airport.

Jazeera Airways aircraft at Kuwait International Airport.

Jazeera Airways / Handout via Thomson Reuters Zawya

DUBAI: Kuwaiti airline Jazeera Airways is rewarding frontline workers who played an active role in the fight against the coronavirus with round-trip tickets state news agency KUNA reported.

The airline will distribute 50,000 free tickets to workers across Kuwait as a thank you gift for their continued efforts during the pandemic.

“We are honored to follow the directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah… to the government to reward our fellow frontline workers for their efforts to prioritize the safety of our people in the fight against the pandemic,” the airline’s chairman, Marwan Boodai, said in a statement.

The tickets will be valid until the end of 2021, and can be used to fly to any destination within its network.

To qualify, people have to be nominated and approved by the government.

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