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Kuwait Airways to be privatized, will add 20-21 new aircraft in the next two years

Kuwait Airways (Kuwait City) is going to be privatized by the state of Kuwait. According to the Kuwait Times, the National Assembly has approved an Amiri decree to convert Kuwait Airways Corporation (KAC) into a shareholding company. The newly-reorganized Kuwait Airways intends to purchase 20 or 21 new aircraft within the next two years according to the report.

Kuwait Airways fleet now comprises three Airbus A320-200s, three A310-300s, five A300-600s, four A340-300s and two Boeing Boeing 777-200s (17 aircraft total).

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Copyright Photo: Keith Burton. With the privatization and the fleet renewal, Kuwait Airways is very likely to develop a new brand this year. Boeing 777-269 ER 9K-AOB (msn 28744) prepares to land at London (Heathrow).

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