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Kuwait and Lebanon sign air travel agreement

Bilateral talks between Kuwait and Lebanon end with an air travel agreement allowing greater latitude for the national airlines.

Kuwait and Lebanon have signed an air travel agreement allowing greater latitude for the national airlines in both passenger and cargo flights.

The agreement came after bilateral talks were held in Kuwait between a Kuwaiti delegation headed by Yaqoub al-Saqer, president of the Civil Aviation Authority in Kuwait, and a Lebanese delegation headed by director general of Civil Aviation, Hamdi Shawq.

The deal is the first agreement of its kind between the two nations, allowing greater freedom to move passengers and cargo without too much red tape. “The accord will open the door wide for national airlines of both countries to run all kinds of flights for passengers or cargo between Kuwait City and Beirut,” said al-Saqer.

The agreement allows Kuwait Airways and Aljazeera Airlines, both Kuwaiti carriers, to operate the Kuwait-Beirut-Kuwait route and Middle East Airlines and Trans-Mediterranean Airways, both Lebanese carriers, to operate the Beirut-Kuwait-Beirut route.

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