KUWAIT, March 29 (KUNA) -- A Kuwait Airways plane repatriating citizens from Paris arrived at Kuwait Airport, the third plane returning home Sunday after two came from Tehran with nationals who would all be placed in mandatory quarantine.
The repatriation is part of the first phase of a plan to bring back home citizens in an operation conducted jointly by the foreign, health and interior ministries, custom and fire departments and in coordination with Kuwait Airways, Directorate General for Civil Aviation said on its Twitter account.
Two planes returned home yesterday, one from New York and another from London.
Three aircraft from Spain, Britain and Italy repatriated citizens on Friday, a day after nationals were brought back from Frankfurt, London and Abu Dhabi.
The first repatriation day started last Wednesday when Kuwait Airways operated flights from Lebanon, Egypt and Bahrain.
The first phase of the repatriation plan, which meets criteria of the health authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO), ends today. (end)