Direct Flights between Athens and Kuwait to Start in June as Al Kazemi Travel Agencies Co. Became Aegean’s GSA in Kuwait

The agreement will see Aegean Airlines begin direct flight service between Athens and Kuwait on the late evening of June 20th with a frequency of 2 flights per week.

Direct Flights between Athens and Kuwait to Start in June as Al Kazemi Travel Agencies Co. Became Aegean’s GSA in Kuwait

Kuwait, May 2017

Al Kazemi Travel Agencies Co. W.L.L. (part of Al Kazemi Group) has been appointed as Aegean Airlines’ general sales agent (GSA) in Kuwait as of March 2017. Aegean Airlines is Greece’s largest commercial airline and the agreement will see Star Alliance member Aegean Airlines begin direct flight service between Athens and Kuwait on the late evening of June 20th with a frequency of 2 flights per week. The nonstop flight will take 3h 55min.

About Aegean Airlines

From its inception in 1999 until today, Aegean, a member of Star Alliance and Greece’s largest airline, is providing full service, premium quality short and medium haul services.

On October 23rd of 2013, Aegean acquired Olympic Air. As a result, passengers now benefit from increased flight frequencies and connections as well as improved accessibility to Greek islands, including some of the more remote ones.


Aegean invests in strengthening its international presence and it is committed to supporting the Greek tourism in Athens and other smaller regional airports. In line with this commitment, its 2017 timetable includes a network of 145 destinations, 112 international flights into 40 countries and 33 domestic flights throughout Greece, with 15.4 million seats available. The flights are performed with one of the youngest fleets in Europe, comprising of 58 aircraft, following Aegean’s recent investment in new, additional Airbus A320ceos. 

As an outcome of its efforts, in 2016 Aegean transferred a total of 12.5 million passengers, which is a 7% increase in comparison with 2015. In 2016, Aegean was named “Best Regional Airline in Europe” at the Skytrax World Airline Awards in a survey conducted among over 19.2 million passengers. This award—which Aegean has been honored with for the 6th successive year and 7th year in total since 2009—is a further confirmation of the high quality of service it offers to its customers, who have shown their trust in the airline and made Aegean their number one choice.

About Al Kazemi Group

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Al Kazemi Group has gradually expanded over the years and currently includes 22 different companies specialized in various business activities.
“These companies fall under four main divisions; the trading and contracting division, the shipping and logistics division, travel and tourism division and investments division covering real estate and hospitality businesses. With regards to the trading and contracting division, we are agents of international EPC contractors, manufacturers and service providers on exclusive basis in the Kuwaiti market. For example with the EPC contractors we undertake major scale projects in the oil and gas sector as well as in the infrastructure sector and the construction sector among other sectors. With the manufacturers, we introduce their product into the market to supply them to the end user whether it is to the Ministries, Government entities, local contractors or international contractors executing projects in the market. If you look at the scope of our projects, we currently have over 3 billion US dollars’ worth of ongoing projects mainly focused in the oil and gas sector including two projects with KNPC, the Clean Fuels Project, the Mina al-Ahmadi refinery package, which we are executing with our principal GS E&C, along with JGC and SK E&C as part of the consortium. Our scope from this project is amounting to 1.5 billion US dollars. There is the North LPG Tanks Farm with KNPC as well which is a half a billion dollar project. We have three other projects running with KOC as well totalling around 1 billion US dollars with the latest awarded in September 2015 pertaining to the building of a New Water Center in North Kuwait valued at 300 Million US Dollars. We are undertaking a road engineering project with the Ministry of Public Works, shutdown projects for EQUATE Petrochemical Company; maintenance contracts etc. so it is quite diversified. These projects are executed in collaboration with our international principals. To go into the shipping and logistics division, we offer a wide range of services such as but not limited to project logistics services, transportation, custom clearance; we are agents of international shipping lines, and are considered among the top shipping companies in Kuwait and have been for many years. We were recently awarded the project logistics for the CFP project which we are executing with our Saudi partners Al Majdouie Logistics Company with whom we formed a joint venture here in Kuwait which is Al-Kazemi and Al Majdouie Cargo transportation Company back in 2010. In terms of the travel and tourism division, we operate one of the most prominent travel agencies in the market offering turnkey travel services. We are also general sales agents of renowned airlines. We currently represent Azerbaijan Airlines, Pakistani International Airlines, and Saudi Airlines Cargo, among others. The investments division, is focused on hospitality and real estate businesses, we have our own properties and we deal in real estate buying and selling as well as offering consultancy services. When it comes to hospitality we have our own hotel, the New Park Hotel and several other hotel ventures, however not in a managerial capacity but in a shareholding capacity in Kuwait and abroad. That should give you a brief overview of the group in general.”


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