Civil Aviation to boost navigation systems at airport
17/03/2021
KUWAIT: Sheikh Salman Al-Hmoud Al-Sabah (right) and Sami Al-Amer sign the deal. – KUNA
KUWAIT: Kuwait’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation signed a deal yesterday with the Canadian Intelcan Technology System Company worth a total of KD 3.170 million ($10.1 million) to operate the newly developed third runway at Kuwait International Airport and improve its navigation systems.
The contract was signed by President of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation Sheikh Salman Al-Hmoud Al-Sabah and Sami Al-Amer, the Director of Al-Muntaha Real Estate and Construction Contracting Company, which is the Intelcan’s local agent in Kuwait, in the presence of the General Director of Civil Aviation Yousef Al-Fawzan.
Civil Aviation Spokesman Saad Al-Otaibi said in a statement to the press on the sidelines of the signing ceremony, that the agreement would also provide the design, supply and provision of training and maintenance services, which in its entirety represent the implementation of the Kuwait International Airport development plan.
Otaibi added that the agreement contributes to the technical support for the Automated Landing Aid System (ILS) and the modernization and modification of the system’s locations on the eastern runway at Kuwait International Airport. Otaibi noted that the implementation period is 550 days, and the project will be implemented under the supervision of DEERNS.
The spokesman indicated that this project is part of a package of projects being proposed by the General Administration of Civil Aviation to operate the new third runway and develop air navigation and meteorological systems at Kuwait International Airport. The project includes training Kuwaiti cadres on operating and maintaining the system. – KUNA
 
RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR
Kuwait aviation authority showcases new airport projects at Dubai Airshow
No timetable for resuming direct flights with Egypt, India to Kuwait
Airport capacity increased to 5,000 arrivals, 67 flights daily
KUWAIT TIMES APP

E PAPER
Friday Times Friday, December 3, 2021
02/12/2021
MOST READ NEWS
New COVID-19 Omicron poses a 'very high' risk
Health Ministry says situation is 'assuring' but urges caution
World creating 'toxic' recipe for new variants: WHO warns
Winter seems to have skipped Kuwait this year
Kuwait reports 30 new COVID cases, zero deaths
Fournette's four TDs lead Bucs past Colts, Bengals pound Steelers
Indian origin CEOs who are running American Big Tech
Africans in Kuwait reconsider travel and vacation plans amid Omicron
Suns extend winning streak
Japan bars new foreign arrivals over Omicron
Privacy Policy
© Kuwait Times | All rights reserved