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Kuwait is an Islamic constitutional monarchy in south-western Asia, located at the north-western tip of the Persian Gulf. The country is bordered on the north and west by Iraq, on the south and west by Saudi Arabia, and on the east by the Persian Gulf. The capital is Kuwait City. The discovery of oil in the 20th century transformed all aspects of Kuwaiti society, and today the country has one of the highest per capita incomes in the world.

Airline Operating Dates IATA : ICAO Tree Status Update Reason

 Al Kharafi Aviation 2000

1999* - 2005*     Status?  

 AREF Logistics Aviation

2008 - 2011*     Status?  

 British International Airlines*

1959* - 1959   >Kuwait Airways Renamed  

 Gryphon Airlines

2012* - date 6P : VOS   Active  

 Jazeera Airways

2005 - date J9 : JZR   Active  

 Kuwait Airways

1957 - date KU : KAC Kuwait Airways Active  

 Kuwait National Airways

1954 - 1957   >Kuwait Airways Renamed  

 LoadAir Cargo

(2009*)     Began?  

 National Aviation Company

(2004)     Began?  

 TAA (Trans Arabian Airlines)

1957* - 1959*     Status?  

 Trans Arabia Airways

1959 - 1964   >Kuwait Airways Renamed  

 United Aviation

2003 - date -- : UVN   Active  

 Wataniya Airways (Kuwait National Airlines)

2009 - 2011 KW : WAN   Inactive  

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