Civil Aviation : Expand the operational network of Kuwait International Airport
President of Directorate General of Civil Aviation Sheikh/ Abdullah Al-Ali Al-Sabah affirmed today, Tuesday, the aspiration of Civil Aviation to expand the operational network of Kuwait International Airport and link it with the largest possible number of airports around the world. This came in a statement by Sheikh/ Abdullah Al-Ali to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) after his participation in the International Civil Aviation Negotiations Conference held by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in the Republic of Colombia. Sheikh/ Abdullah Al-Ali added that the participating delegation held several discussions that dealt with the operational arrangements for air-transport between the State of Kuwait and the rest of the participating countries in line with the policy pursued by the Government of State of Kuwait of applying open skies with various world countries and linking Kuwait International Airport with the largest possible operational network of international airports. He pointed out that the delegation held bilateral talks with a number of participating countries in order to strengthen bilateral air-relations, as well as providing various options of travel within Kuwait air-transport market to serve the interests of the State and its national carriers, facilitating the movement of passengers and air-freight, and promoting trade exchange between the State of Kuwait and these countries. Sheikh/ Abdullah Al-Ali expressed his thanks and gratitude for the efforts exerted by Kuwait Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Republic of Colombia in providing all means and facilities towards the enablement and success of Kuwait's participation in this important conference. Kuwait delegation participating in the conference included, in addition to the President of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation Sheikh/ Abdullah Al-Ali, each of the Director of the Air-Transport Department Abdullah Al-Rajehi, the Supervisor of International Relations Khaled Al-Enezi, and the Air-Transport researchers Faisal Buqamber and Ahmed Ashkanani.