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Rising fuel costs, unrest hits Jazeera Group H1 profits
Transport»

Rising fuel costs, unrest hits Jazeera Group H1 profits

Friday, 25 July 2014 10:02 AM

Aviation firm posts 35% slump in net profit in first six months but still second best H1 figures

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Transport»

Emirates Airlines: The world's shortest A380 flight

Thursday, 24 July 2014 1:02 PM

Behind the scenes view from EK857, the world's shortest scheduled A380 service currently in operation, from Dubai to Kuwait.

Kuwait bans driver's licences for multi-worded job titles
Politics & Economics»

Kuwait bans driver's licences for multi-worded job titles

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 1:38 PM

Traffic department claims expats are elevating their job titles in a bid to avoid tough new criteria to apply for licence

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US demands better security at Kuwait airport
Transport»

US demands better security at Kuwait airport

Thursday, 10 July 2014 1:36 PM

Request comes amid increasing fear of terrorist attack due to region violence; Kuwait denies security is lax

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Egyptian arrest for having bullet on Kuwaiti plane
Transport»

Egyptian arrest for having bullet on Kuwaiti plane

Sunday, 6 July 2014 4:13 PM

The man claimed he found the bullet on a street and wanted to take it to Egypt in his suitcase as a souvenir

Woman delivers baby in Kuwait airport
Culture & Society»

Woman delivers baby in Kuwait airport

Sunday, 6 July 2014 2:35 PM

The mother had boarded a plane bound for Kenya when she complained of severe abdominal pain and disembarked, giving birth in the airport.

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Kuwaiti parliament clears Airbus planes deal
Transport»

Kuwaiti parliament clears Airbus planes deal

Thursday, 3 July 2014 1:52 PM

Parliament investigated Kuwait Airways agreement for 25 planes after claims it was 'suspicious'

Kuwait's Jazeera launches new dedicated airport gates
Travel & Hospitality»

Kuwait's Jazeera launches new dedicated airport gates

Sunday, 29 June 2014 1:58 PM

Airline says investment in on-ground facilities at Kuwait Int'l will raise passenger capacity by 30%

Kuwait's Jazeera secures new $70.5m debt facility
Banking & Finance»

Kuwait's Jazeera secures new $70.5m debt facility

Friday, 27 June 2014 12:55 AM

Aviation firm announces agreemennt with Ahli United Bank as part of its ongoing debt restructuring plans

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Kuwait's Jazeera says leasing unit inks first Euro deal
Transport»

Kuwait's Jazeera says leasing unit inks first Euro deal

Sunday, 22 June 2014 2:34 PM

Sahaab Aircraft Leasing signs agreement for long-term leases on two aircraft with TAP Portugal

Kuwaiti carrier Wataniya Airways preparing for comeback
Transport»

Kuwaiti carrier Wataniya Airways preparing for comeback

Thursday, 19 June 2014 10:51 AM

The failed luxury airline is reportedly attempting to raise $85m to re-launch next year, after collapsing in 2011

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Kuwait's Jazeera secures $18m aircraft refinancing deal
Banking & Finance»

Kuwait's Jazeera secures $18m aircraft refinancing deal

Tuesday, 17 June 2014 2:13 PM

Airline says it will use the proceeds to close an existing facility through Natixis, the French corporate and investment bank

400 Kuwaitis agree to quit airline
Transport»

400 Kuwaitis agree to quit airline

Tuesday, 17 June 2014 11:47 AM

Almost half of all locals working for Kuwait Airways have reportedly agreed to move to other gov’t jobs, on top of 1000 foreigners who will be made redundant as the airline prepares for privatisation.

Interview: Kuwait Airways CEO Rasha Al Roumi
Transport»

Interview: Kuwait Airways CEO Rasha Al Roumi

Friday, 13 June 2014 10:31 AM

For two decades, Kuwait Airways has bled millions of dollars as it struggled to compete with the oldest fleet in the region and political tampering. Even its own citizens gave up on the airline. But new CEO Rasha Al Roumi is already making headway in her plan to turn around one of the world’s worst-performing airlines

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Kuwaiti drivers will no longer be jailed for offences
Transport»

Kuwaiti drivers will no longer be jailed for offences

Thursday, 29 May 2014 1:32 PM

New traffic chief reveals softer stance after former boss deported 12,000 foreigners for traffic offences

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