Wednesday, February 20, 2013

► KUWAIT: Nile Air starts flights between Alexandria and Kuwait City.

Nile AirEgyptian airline Nile Air (NP) has launched a new route between Alexandria and Kuwait City effective 14 February, according to Kuwait's General Directorate of Civil Aviation. The Head of the Flight Scheduling department at the Kuwaiti Aviation Authority, Emad Al-Sabti, said that Nile Air would start operating the new route twice-a-week.

Nile Air A320
Nile Air A320 (Nile Air)
Nile Air(NP): Alexandria - Kuwait City
-Effective 14 February
  • NP251 HBE 1400 - 1810 KWI 320 46
  • NP252 KWI 1910 - 2130 HBE 320 46
Source [Amadeus]

Nile Air launched operations in August 2010, initially operating a short term wet lease contract with Libyan Arab Airlines (LN) with scheduled services being launched from Egypt in March 2011. At the 2007 Dubai Air Show, the privately owned carrier signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airbus for 9 A321 aircraft. This order was firmed in January 2009.