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Could Jazeera Airways Be Kuwait Airways’ Saviour?

Kuwait Airways has been mismanaged for years, operating like a government ministry with bottomless financial resources rather than a business designed to turn a profit, leaving the airline drowning in crushing debt.  With an Amiri Decree being approved by Kuwaiti National Assembly to finally privatize Kuwait Airways, on the 23rd of January 2013, investors have…

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Kuwait Airways Continues Its Long Road To Privatization

Just over five years ago, back on the 9th of January 2008 Kuwait’s National Assembly approved the privatization of Kuwait Airways … and if this line sounds familiar, it is because I wrote it word for word on the 5th of May 2011 … now on the 23rd of January 2013 Kuwait’s National Assembly approved…

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So Long 2012 … A Quick Look Back At The Past Year

Its that time of the year again … the last hours of this year are dwindling fast … the end of the year is near.   Outside my window the snow has finally fallen, being whipped around in the wind, while at this moment friends in Australia are already three hours into the New Year…

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TSA Goes To The London Olympics To Provide No Security

In just over a week the 2012 Olympic Games will commence. London’s busy airports will receive a massive influx of passengers, straining their already strained security checkpoints.   Recently it has come to light that G4S security, which provides security at a number of airports in the United Kingdom, including Britain’s global gateway, London’s Heathrow…

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Kuwait’s US$6,000,000,000 Airport Blunder

The Middle East’s airline industry is growing at an unbelievable pace; the airlines in The Gulf States are among the fastest growing airlines in the world and the largest in the world. The UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia are pouring money into their airlines building global presences, Bahrain’s national airline while in significant distress is…

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Kuwait Airways Goes On Strike & No One Notices

The divide between labour and management at airlines goes back almost to the dawn of the airline industry.  Labour can strike for many reasons to make their point and have their demands met … however a union needs to ready to fight for their cause, which doesn’t appear to be the case with Kuwait Airways.…

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How Much Flight Security Is Too Much Security?

Aviation security is a delicate balance. Airlines and aviation security agencies must balance risk against revenue and be proactive to be ahead of threats … and while there is the argument of “can you ever really have to much security?” … it appears that Kuwait’s Ministry of Interior division of Flight Protection may have the…

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Kuwait Airways’ Long Road To Privatization

Just over a month after Kuwait Airways’ fiscal year began, when the airline was expected to be privatized, however Kuwait’s National Assembly is once again stumbling to finalize moving Kuwait Airways into the private sector.   Back on the 9th of January 2008 Kuwait’s National Assembly approved the privatization of Kuwait Airways. Originally the airline…

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Iraqi Airways Liquidated & Awaiting Rebirth

On the 25th of April Iraqi Airways flew from Baghdad to London, marking its first flight to the United Kingdom in 20 years. Rather than this long anticipated flight being a joyous moment for the people of Iraq … the flight was not met with fanfare, but by attorneys for the Kuwaiti Government seeking to…

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