Air India Express Suspends All Oman And Kuwait Flights

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Low-cost carrier Air India Express on Monday announced the suspension of all flights To/From Oman and Kuwait for a period of one week.

“Passengers traveling to/from Oman: All Air India Express flights to & from Oman will stand suspended in accordance with the decision of the Sultanate of Oman to suspend air travel with effect from 22nd December 2020, for a period of one week.” Air India Express said in a tweet.

The suspension comes after the Supreme Committee of Oman decided to (Close All Borders) prohibit entry to and exit from the Sultanate via all travel outlets with effect from 1 am tomorrow, Tuesday, December 22, 2020, for a period of one week.

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After Saudi Arabia and Oman, the government communications office Kuwait said in a Twitter post. “Suspending commercial flights from and to Kuwait International Airport and closing the land and sea border crossings from 11:00 pm today, December 21, 2020, until Friday, January 1, 2021, #CGCKuwait” 

In another tweet, Air India Express informed about the suspension of flights to/from Kuwait “Attention: All Air India Express flights to & from Kuwait will stand suspended following the decision of the State of Kuwait to suspend all commercial flights to and from Kuwait International Airport with effect from 21st December 2020, for a period of one week.”

The measures come after the UK government warned that the new virus strain is “out of control”.

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Several European countries including France and Germany as well as others such as Turkey and Canada have suspended travel to and from the UK.


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