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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
Amendments  

28 Apr 2018

It appears United Aviation has folded (The website is up for sale etc) [updated]

14 Jul 2017 

Wataniya Airways ceased operations on 16Mar2011 & restarted on 11Jul2017 [status change]

25 Dec 2016

National Legacy is a business & private Charter out of Kuwait (KWI) [added]

Al Kharafi Aviation 2000   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1999* - 2005*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

AREF Logistics Aviation   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2008 - 2011*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

British International Airlines  last update: 26Feb2018

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1953* - 1959
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : British International Airlines >>Kuwait Airways
Comments : No further information at this time - [Kuwait Airways started operations as Kuwait National Airways on 16Mar1954. Renamed to present name in 1957. BRITISH INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES was absorbed in 1959 and TRANS ARABIA AIRWAYS in 1964. Relaunched, following the liberation of Kuwait, on 26Feb1991. International and regional passenger and cargo airline]
Aircraft : Twin Pioneer 1

Gryphon Airlines   

Status : Active

Dates :

2012* - date
Airline Code : 6P : VOS
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Gryphon Airlines is a virtual carrier based out of Kuwait (KWI)
Aircraft : B767-300

Jazeera Airways   

Status : Active

Dates :

2005 - date
Airline Code : J9 : JZR
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Jazeera Airways was established as first non-government owned airline in the Middle East in Apr2004. Started operations on 31Oct2005
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Kuwait Airways  last update: 19Apr2018

Status : Active

Dates :

1957 - date
Airline Code : KU : KAC
Genealogy : Kuwait National Airways >Kuwait Airways
Comments : Kuwait Airways started operations as Kuwait National Airways on 16Mar1954. Renamed to present name in 1957. BRITISH INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES was absorbed in 1959 and TRANS ARABIA AIRWAYS in 1964. Relaunched, following the liberation of Kuwait, on 26Feb1991. International and regional passenger and cargo airline
Aircraft : A.300-600R | A.300-B4 | A.310-300 | A.320-200 | A.320neo | A.340-300 | A.350-900 | B.707 | B.727-200B | B.747-200 | B.747-400 Combi | B.777-200ER | DH Comet 4C

Kuwait National Airways  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1954 - 1957
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Kuwait National Airways >Kuwait Airways
Comments : - [Kuwait Airways started operations as Kuwait National Airways on 16Mar1954. Renamed to present name in 1957. BRITISH INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES was absorbed in 1959 and TRANS ARABIA AIRWAYS in 1964. Relaunched, following the liberation of Kuwait, on 26Feb1991. International and regional passenger and cargo airline]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

LoadAir Cargo   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2009*)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

National Aviation Company   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2004)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

National Legacy   

Status : Active

Dates :

2015* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : National Legacy is a business & private Charter out of Kuwait (KWI)
Aircraft : Nil at this time

TAA (Trans Arabian Airlines)   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1957* - 1959*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Trans Arabia Airways  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1959 - 1964
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Trans Arabia Airways >>Kuwait Airways
Comments : Trans Arabia Airways commenced operating scheduled services in Sep1959 out of Beirut to Kuwait with an ex-Australian National Airways DC-4 - [Kuwait Airways started operations as Kuwait National Airways on 16Mar1954. Renamed to present name in 1957. BRITISH INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES was absorbed in 1959 and TRANS ARABIA AIRWAYS in 1964. Relaunched, following the liberation of Kuwait, on 26Feb1991. International and regional passenger and cargo airline]
Aircraft : DC-4

United Aviation  last update: 28Apr2018

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003 - 2017*
Airline Code : -- : UVN
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : United Aviation was a private/executive air operator based in Kuwait, incorporated in Mar2003, and by Mar2004 United Aviation was the first private jet charter company to be granted the Air Operator Certificate (AOC) from the Kuwait Directorate General of Civil Aviation. It appears the airline has folded (The website is up for sale etc)
Aircraft : Embraer 135 Legacy

Wataniya Airways (Kuwait National Airlines)  last update: 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2009 - date
Airline Code : KW : WAN
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Wataniya Airways was formed in 2006 & received its AOC on 07Jul2008. Started operations on 24Jan2009. Ceased on 16Mar2011. Now completed certification again & restarted on 11Jul2017
Aircraft : Nil at this time