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In pictures: Kuwait International Airport's new Terminal 4 first flight lands in neighboring Bahrain

Kuwait Airways, the first airline take off from the new Terminal 4 (T4) at Kuwait International Airport, arrived at Bahrain International Airport Wednesday. The 'Blue Bird' will have its own building, with the hope to increase total number of regular daily flights to 92, Kuwait Airways Board Chairman Youssef Al-Jassem added.

In pictures: Kuwait International Airport's new Terminal 4 first flight lands in neighboring Bahrain
Located in the northern region of Kuwait International Airport and covers an area of 55,000 square meters, includes 14 exit gates.
In pictures: Kuwait International Airport's new Terminal 4 first flight lands in neighboring Bahrain
Kuwait Airways commissions first flight from new T4 to Bahrain International Airport
In pictures: Kuwait International Airport's new Terminal 4 first flight lands in neighboring Bahrain
Bahrain's prime minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman receives delegation of Kuwaiti officials and journalists.
In pictures: Kuwait International Airport's new Terminal 4 first flight lands in neighboring Bahrain
Through the T4, 25 of the latest models will takeoff and 4.6 million passengers by the end of this year will be flying, with an estimated increase of half-a-million passengers each year.
In pictures: Kuwait International Airport's new Terminal 4 first flight lands in neighboring Bahrain
The T4 and T5 buildings contribute in reducing pressure on the main airport by 60 percent.
In pictures: Kuwait International Airport's new Terminal 4 first flight lands in neighboring Bahrain
20 luggage-weighing counters among other services and facilities.
In pictures: Kuwait International Airport's new Terminal 4 first flight lands in neighboring Bahrain
Kuwait Emir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah launched the new terminal last month.
In pictures: Kuwait International Airport's new Terminal 4 first flight lands in neighboring Bahrain
The new terminal includes a duty free retail area and parking for 2,450 vehicles.
In pictures: Kuwait International Airport's new Terminal 4 first flight lands in neighboring Bahrain
The terminal is part of the government’s efforts to enhance Kuwait’s air transport system under the Kuwait 2035 Vision which aims to turn the country into a regional investor-friendly and trade hub.
In pictures: Kuwait International Airport's new Terminal 4 first flight lands in neighboring Bahrain
In 2016, Kuwait signed a $172.3 million contract with Korean and Kuwaiti companies to construct the terminal.