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Kuwait resumes flights to Frankfurt and Kabul

Aug 10

Kuwait resumes flights to Frankfurt and Kabul

Kuwait City: Kuwait Civil Aviation Administration has revealed that weekly flights to Frankfurt and Kabul have begun as part of operations to gradually activate departures to and from the countries.

Flight Administration head Abdullah Al-Rajhy said in a press statement that the German aviation company Lufthansa will be managing flights from Frankfurt airport to Kuwait International Airport with one flight every week based on guidelines by German authorities.

The Afghan aviation company will begin operations with weekly flights from Kabul airport to KIA, centred on the Afghani people's needs to travel based on health parameters, he added.

A total of 472 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Kuwait in the past 24 hours, taking the country's total number of infections to 71,199.

The country also recorded three deaths, raising the death toll to 474, health ministry spokesperson Dr Abdullah Al-Sanad said.

Kuwait conducted 2,844 tests in the past 24 hours and has totalled 529,130 tests so far.