Airports

Kuwait to sign airport expansion deal

March 4: Kuwait will sign an expansion deal for its international airport today. The deal, which includes the development of new terminals, will equip the airport to deal with 13 million passengers a year. Dr Fadhel Safar, Minister of Public Works and Minister of State for Municipal Affairs, will sign the agreement today. Currently, the is at full capacity dealing with about seven million passengers a year.


The surge in passenger traffic last year – reportedly a 26 per cent increase – prompted the Kuwaiti authorities to take up the airport expansion project, said sources. The increase started in September and continued all through the remaining part of the year, generating a revenue of $62.89 million.
 

More Airports
Skytrax announces list of best airports for 2018
Passenger traffic at Doha’s Hamad International Airport grows by 20%
World’s first 7-star airport inaugurated
Latest Travel News
Jazeera Airways launches flights to Kara...
Emirates expecting over 500,000 arrivals...
Kazakhstan's new tourist attraction - fa...
Featured Sights To See
David Alfaro Siquerios Museum

David Alfaro Siquerios Museum

Mexico City, Mexico

Address: Tres Picos No.29 Showcases some of the work of well-known Mexican muralist David Alfaro. A treat to the eyes.   ...

Co Luong Temple

Co Luong Temple

Hanoi, Vietnam

A small temple; it is located at the end of a small and is recognizable by the two colorfully garbed door guards flanking its entrance. Address: 28 Nguyen Sieu Street ...

What to do with Children in Tow

What to do with Children in Tow

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City offers plenty of places where you can take your children.      One place to spend the day is the Saigon Zoo. With 133 years of operation, it’s is one the oldest zoos world. The wide variety of indigenous animals, the aquariums and the museum can keep children occupied for the entire day. Several temples are also found in its extensive grounds. Ho ...

Arlington Cemetery

Arlington Cemetery

Washington DC, United States

The grounds of Arlington Cemetery serve as a resting place for many national heroes and more than 300,000  American soldiers, veterans, and dependents.  The Tomb of the Unknowns, a final resting place for unknown soldiers killed in both the World Wars, the Korean War, and until 1997, the Vietnam War as well as President John F. Kennedy's grave are located here.   Virginia side of...