Kuwait Airways plans major expansion in 2017

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Isaac Shenoy @flightpath_aviation

Kuwait Airways will be going through a major expansion in 2017 as new aircraft will join the carriers fleet. The aircraft will be increasing frequencies on the majority of the carriers routes. Information below was sourced from here.

DAC – frequencies increased from daily to 12 weekly effective 15JUL using a B77W exclusively

CMB – frequencies increased from daily to 10 weekly nonstop flights using an A332

DEL – frequencies increased from 12 weekly to double daily

MAA – frequencies increased from 4 to 5 weekly flights using an A332

JFK – frequencies increased from 6 weekly to daily flights using a B77W

LHR – capacity increased with all ten weekly flights exclusively operated by the B77W

FRA – capacity increased from 4 weekly A332s to 4 weekly B77Ws

FCO – frequencies increased from 3 to 4 weekly nonstop flights using an A320

IST – frequencies increased from 9 to 12 weekly nonstop flights i.e. 2 weekly A332s + 10 weekly A320s

AMM – frequencies increased from 13 weekly to double daily

BEY – frequencies increased from daily to 12 weekly

IKA – frequencies increased from 4 to 5 weekly flights

MHD – frequencies increased from 2 to 3 weekly

NJF – frequencies increased from 2 to 3 weekly

BAH – frequencies increased from 8 weekly to double daily

DXB – frequencies increased from 18 to 25 weekly

LHE – frequencies increased from 3 to 4 weekly

KHI – new 4 weekly nonstop flights to be launched with an A320

COK – capacity adjusted to daily A332 + 3 weekly A320s

MNL – capacity increased effective 15AUG from daily B772 to daily B77WB77W

BKK – capacity increased from daily A332 to daily

 

In total, KU will be operating an additional 36 flights per week in S17 season versus W16.

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