Kuwait Airways and Malaysia Airlines announce new partnership

Kuwait Airways and Malaysia Airlines announce new partnership

Agreement will come into effect from 1 April 2023

Kuwait Airways has announced the signing of a bilateral interline agreement with Malaysia Airlines.

The agreement was signed by Kuwait Airways chief executive officer Maen Razouqi and the Malaysia Airlines chief executive officer Izham Ismail in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur.

The partnership will enable Kuwait Airways to expand its network and serve its passengers through Malaysia Airlines connections to several cities in Asia Pacific, Australia and New Zealand, including to Malaysia, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Auckland, Tokyo, Taipei, Seoul and Singapore.


Speaking at the event, Razouqi said: “This agreement is the first partnership that will further facilitate a strategic cooperation with Malaysia Airlines, across multiple areas and in all fields of the aviation sector. 

"This is also an important part of the historical and strong relations between the State of Kuwait and the Kingdom of Malaysia, which are characterised by an understanding at all political, economic and cultural levels between both countries.”

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Ismail added: “The Middle East market is important to Malaysia Airlines, and we are constantly striving to expand our network and range of products to better serve this sector. We look forward to working with Kuwait Airways and creating greater cooperation between our expanded networks, to provide new services and diverse solutions to our customers from both sides.”

The airlines also reached an agreement to carry Malaysian Hajj and Umrah travellers on Kuwait Airways, ensuring that they have a seamless travel experience.

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