Improvements include home check-in and new crew uniforms
Kuwait Airways has announced the launch of numerous new services for 2023.
Services launching this year include home check-in, limousine services, new destinations for the 2023 summer season, and uniform and cabin updates.
Commencing from June 2023, the company will announce the launch of operations to numerous new destinations, including Athens (Greece), Antalya (Turkey), Budapest (Hungary), Berlin (Germany), Barcelona (Spain), and Taif, Al-Qassim, and AlUla (Saudi).
Kuwait Airways will also roll out newly designed seats and travel classes on its Airbus A330NEO aircraft in the middle of next year in the following categories:
Elite Class with seats that can be converted into fully flat seats, equipped with an 18-inch screen, as well as USB type A and C ports, in addition to wireless charging and Bluetooth service
Comfort Plus with seats that can recline up to 10 inches, a footrest for more comfort, a control unit and privacy divider features for the headrest and an18-inch screen with USB Type A and C inputs
Comfort Class with seats that recline up to six inches, with an articulated seat base and U-Dream headrest, 12-inch screens and USB Type A and C inputs
In addition, the airline will launch Home Check-In services by the end of February for Royal Class passengers travelling to all destinations except for New York. This service includes allocating new cars equipped with the latest equipment for weighing luggage and providing check-in procedures and issuing boarding passes.
The free service is optional for passengers on Royal Class and can be selected during the booking process, at least 48 hours before the flight time. The car is then sent to the passenger's home 24 hours before departure to collect their baggage and issue the boarding pass.
Finally, KAC's new uniforms for flight crew were also revealed. Designed in cooperation with the Italian designer Ettore Bilotta, they combine the features of diamonds with desert colours and reflect the legacy of Kuwait Airways, which was established in 1954.
Speaking at the announcement ceremony, Kuwait Airways chairman Captain Ali Al-Dukhan said: "Kuwait Airways is steadily moving towards its set plans, as it launched new services under the title 'The Blue Bird Reveal', which will bring about a comprehensive transformation in all the services provided to our customers, and in pace with the best international standards of the commercial air transport sector, thereby reaching broader horizons."
Kuwait Airways recorded positive performance results last year, as revenues grew by 10% in 2022 compared to 2019 and to 115% compared to 2021. The profit margin improved to 40% in 2022 compared to 2019 and to 37% compared to 2021. In addition, passenger traffic in Terminal four grew by 26% in 2022 compared to 2019 and by 229% compared to 2021.
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