Kuwait Airways and Middle East Airlines confirm codeshare agreement, considering further cooperation

    Kuwait Airways and Middle East Airlines (MEA) confirmed (18-Mar-2018) a strategic partnership, under which the airlines will codeshare on each other’s services between Kuwait and Beirut, effective 25-Mar-2018. The airlines reported “steady growth in travel” from Kuwait to Beirut. The carriers are working on the possibility of incorporating their frequent flyer programmes for codeshare services and will explore other avenues for cooperation. Kuwait Airways operates 11 times weekly between Kuwait and Beirut with A320 and A330 aircraft and Middle EastAirlines operates 13 times weekly with A320 equipment. [more – original PR]