Kuwait Airways commenced its Colombo Operations way back in 1972. With a history of 43 years in Colombo, Kuwait Airways has been gradually expanding its services with the emerging need.
The airline announced its daily operations effective from 31st March 2015, with the expansion of new destinations and daily connections to certain destination such as New York, London and the main European hubs such as Frankfurt, Paris, Rome & Geneva. Further passengers travelling to Amman, Medina will have special benefits included as well. New destinations which would be added in July are Munich, Vienna and Istanbul.
Ambassador of the State of Kuwait to Sri Lanka and the Republic of Maldives, Yaqoub Al Ateeqi said, “There are 130,000 Sri Lankans employed in Kuwait currently and with the increase it would strengthen the bilateral relationship between the two nations. Sri Lanka has been an exotic location for the Kuwaitis to come and enjoy their Holidays because of the prevailing harmony and stability in Sri Lanka.”
Additionally there would be an increase of 1160 seats & cargo space with the daily operations which began yesterday. It will offer our valued passengers to have date flexibility, quick connections, dual European destinations with great convenience & affordable cost. Cargo capacity will now increase with extra tonnage available.
Sudesh Rupasinghe, Country Manager- Kuwait Airways Corporation said, “Sri Lanka is developing as a aviation hub, Kuwait Airways who has been a part and parcel of the development is further enhancing its presence in the local market. The growth has been phenomenal and Kuwait Airways is very keen to invest vibrantly in the local market . Our products connectivity, pricing is to a greater extent un-matchable. The pricing combination to Europe & USA are very economical and value for money. The business class pricing could be combined with first class pricing in order to enjoy competitive pricing advantages. Our frequent flyer program “Oasis Club” is one of the best in the world.”
Ravi De Silva, CEO- Delmege Air Services said, “Daily Operations from Colombo is a macro commercial goal achieved by Kuwait Airways and Team Delmege. We at Delmege are privileged and it is with great pride we represent Kuwait Airways for the territory of Sri Lanka & Maldives.”