Flight Connection Kuwait-Vienna Carries Arab-Israeli Conflict to Austria

CompaniesTourism ♦ Published: May 29, 2018; 18:46 ♦ (Vindobona)

State-owned Kuwait Airways, which will resume operations between Kuwait and Vienna in early June for the summer months, does not carry Israeli citizens. The official reason is a Kuwaiti law from 1964, which bans all companies of the 3.5 million inhabitant oil state from doing business with Israelis.

Deutsch: "The best would not be if Kuwait Airways did not fly to Vienna, but if the state of Kuwait changed its anti-Semitic law." / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Konstantin von Wedelstaedt [GFDL 1.2]

Kuwait Airways was founded in 1954 and serves to around 30 international destinations from its hub at Kuwait International Airport.

According to the summer flight schedule, the airline with HQ in Al Farwaniyah Governorate, Kuwait, will resume flight operations between Kuwait International Airport and Vienna Schwechat in June. As in previous years, three weekly direct…