Covid-19: Kuwait resumes direct flights to 12 destinations

Kuwait - Opens land and sea borders for vaccinated citizens.

By Staff Report

Published: Thu 1 Jul 2021, 2:34 PM

Last updated: Thu 1 Jul 2021, 3:49 PM

Kuwait will allow the resumption of direct flights to several additional destinations starting today (July 1), the Kuwaiti Cabinet announced on Monday.

Direct flights will now be available to Bosnia-Herzegovina, the UK, Spain, the US, Holland, Italy, Austria, France, Kyrgyzstan, Germany, Greece and Switzerland.

The decision will be effective as of July 1, the Government Communication Center said on Twitter. It also confirmed that “any rule that contradicts with this decision is no longer valid.”

The vaccines recognised by Kuwait include Pfizer-BionTech, Oxford-AstraZeneca, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson.

It also announced that Kuwait will reopen its land and sea borders to fully vaccinated individuals (from the approved list) from August 1.

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