Low-cost carrier Jazeera Airways today unveiled its new dedicated passenger terminal at Kuwait International Airport.
The new terminal was inaugurated by HH Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al Hamad Al Sabah, the Prime Minister of Kuwait, who was given a tour of the the state-of-the-art facility.
The terminal, which was built in 11 months, is the first terminal to be owned, built, and operated by a private airline in the Middle East, thus marking a significant milestone in the development and privatisation of the Middle East aviation system.
Boodai said: “We are honoured by His Highness' visit, and the ongoing support by His Highness and the government as a whole for empowering the private sector towards achieving Kuwait’s vision for the year 2035.”
Boodai added: “Today is a historic turning point in the development of the Middle East aviation system and a testament to the value that the private sector brings to the development of the country. With an award-winning design and state-of-the-art facilities, the terminal is sure to ease the congestion currently experienced at the main terminal at Kuwait International Airport."
The dedicated terminal will start commercial operations on May 22, he revealed.
● Single security check for departing passengers
● Check-in: 12 check-in counters, two car park check-in counters, and one fast track check-in counter
● Annual passenger capacity: 2.5 million
● Baggage processing capacity: 1,200 per hour
● Gates: Four gates
● Parking annex: 350 cars capacity, connected by an air-condition glass bridge
● Duty Free area: over 400-sq-m
● Total plot size: 4,750-sq-m. - TradeArabia News Service