Kuwait Airways receives five star rating from APEX int’l org

Kuwait Airways Company announced that it was granted a five star rating from the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) for 2019.

The rating covers neutral point of views for clients, said the company in a press statement on Thursday. It added that passengers of over one million flights rated about 600 international aviation companies from 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019.

Among the evaluation’s categories are food and drinks quality, Wi-Fi service, entertainment and seats’ comfort, it said. Last Tuesday, the company announced it had recorded an accuracy of flights’ arrival time at Kuwait International Airport by 93.9 percent for August, compared to 88 percent last July.

Moreover, the company said it came ninth in flights timing accuracy between 175 aviation companies in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, according to the UK’s Official Aviation Guide (OAG).

Kuwait Airways was established in 1953 as a private company under the name “Kuwait National Airlines Limited,” launching its first flight on 16 March 1954.

Kuwait government took over the company’s ownership by 100 percent in 1962, and it provides flights to 49 destinations around the world.