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KAC dismisses reports on stalled aircraft delivery


KUWAIT: Kuwait Airways Corporation (KAC) denied yesterday the veracity of reports claiming that aviation giant Boeing has refused to deliver its second B777-300ER aircraft to KAC on financial grounds. In a statement to the press, the world’s largest aerospace company noted that KAC cited technical reasons for not having received the aircraft yet, adding that such procedures are customary in the aviation business.

Moreover, the statement added that it is incumbent upon Boeing to ensure that the Kuwaiti national carrier’s strategy for change ultimately comes to fruition. KAC is due to receive its second B777-300ER aircraft out of a fleet of 10, in a process that will adhere to the strictest aviation procedures, the statement pointed out. – KUNA

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