Kuwait Airways

Kuwait Airways

Earning Your Trust

Based on 350 ratings

About Kuwait Airways

IATA code KU
Kuwait headquarters Kuwait City - Kuwait
Main operational airport Kuwait International Airport(KWI)
Number of destinations covered by Kuwait Airways 46
Most popular destination KWI, IST, CAI, MNL
Most popular routes KWI - IST, KWI - CAI, CAI - KWI, KWI - RUH
Year of establishment 1954
Parent company Government of Kuwait
Popular fleet  B777-300ER, A330-800neo, A330-200, A320neo
Official airline website  kuwaitairways.com/en

Starting its operations since 1954, Kuwait Airways has spread its wings to connect Kuwait to 46 countries around the world. With a global reach and a local touch, Kuwait Airways bookings come with services that meet international standards, while staying true to the country’s traditions. Apart from managing a fleet of 17 aircraft, the airline uses technology to improve product reliability, and safety, Kuwait Airways online check-in and on-time performance. Along the way, the airline has also picked up several awards, including the 'Best Airline for Air Safety' by IASA (International Aviation Safety Assessment). In its endeavor to further expand its network to more destinations, Kuwait Airlines also has a code-share agreement with Etihad Airways, Turkish Airlines, and Air India.

So if you’re planning a trip within or around the Middle East, book Kuwait Airways.

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Kuwait Airways Recognitions and Awards

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Kuwait Airways receives a 5-star rating by APEX


Nomination for Middle East's Leading Airline by World Travel Awards


Nomination for Middle East's Leading Airline - Economy Class by World Travel Awards


Nomination for Middle East's Leading Airline by World Travel Awards


Nomination for Middle East's Leading Cabin Crew by World Travel Awards

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Kuwait Airways Codeshare Partners

Since a codeshare agreement is one way to expand services to more destinations, Kuwait Airways has partnered with the below airlines:

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Travel Updates

 Check out the latest travel, safety and entry requirements for Kuwait

Kuwait Airways services for Economy Class, Business Class and First Class

Economy Class

  • 1 x 7kg carry-on baggage
  • 2 x 23kg checked baggage
  • Comfortable seats 
  • Hot meals
  • Blanket & pillow
  • Entertainment system

Business Class

  • 1 x 11kg carry-on Baggage
  • 2 x 32kg checked baggage
  • Comfortable seats 
  • Access to business lounge
  • Movies
  • Blankets
  • Headsets
  • Sleeping​ blinds
  • Meals & beverages

First Class

  • 1 x 11kg carry-on baggage
  • 3 x 32kg checked baggage
  • Access to airport lounge
  • Premium meals & beverages 
  • Blankets
  • Limousine services at London Airport
  • Enclosed suites
  • Fully reclinable seat

Kuwait Airways Baggage Allowance

  • The maximum luggage weight for Kuwait Airways economy class is 2 bags weighing no more than 23kg per piece.
  • The maximum luggage weight for Kuwait Airways for both business and first class passengers is 2 bags weighing no more than 32kg per piece.
  • The maximum luggage weight for Kuwait Airways Royal class passengers is 3 bags weighing no more than 32kg per piece.
  • Kuwait Airways offers free weight that doesn’t exceed 10 kg for infants.
  • The maximum weight for a carry-on bag for economy class passengers is 1 bag weighing no more than 7kg.
  • The maximum weight for a carry-on bag for both business and first-class passengers is 1 bag weighing no more than of 11kg.

Kuwait Airways Check-in Information

Online check-in is available through Kuwait Airways official website for most destinations.  For this service, you must enter family name, flight number, booking confirmation, and passport information.

Passengers are eligible for online check-in when carrying a valid confirmed e-ticket. The check-in is available between 24 and 3 hours before departure time. Check-in online allows passengers to view/change seats, print, or download the e-ticket/boarding pass.

Passengers must arrive at the departure lounge check-in desk at least 90 minutes before departure time when traveling from Kuwait airport and 2 hours from other airports.  The e-receipt, along with baggage receipt, if applicable, must be present in order to obtain the boarding passes.

Airport Check-in

Check-in is also available upon arrival at the airport. Check-in desks typically open 3 hours before flight departure and close 1 hour before departure time. However, make sure to check each airport’s specific timings. 

FAQs for Kuwait Airways

  • Does Kuwait Airways allow web check-in?

    Yes, Kuwait Airways allows web check-in.

  • Does Kuwait Airways provide online seat selection?

    Yes, Kuwait Airways offers online seat selection at a nominal fee or free. It depends on your flight booking.

  • How many routes does Kuwait Airways service in total/as overall?

    The total number of routes serviced by Kuwait Airways is 106.

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