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Kuwait Airways Economy Class Review: Food, Seats and More

Kuwait Airways is a private airline in Kuwait. It serves in over 43 destinations, of which 34 are the International destination stops.

Kuwait Airways fly over to Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and North American cities.

This airline started operating first in 1954 as part of the state-owned carrier but has become a private airline now.

It is one of the oldest Middle Eastern airlines today.

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There are four class cabins on Kuwait Airways. These include the Royal class, First class, Business class, and Economy class.

Among these, Economy class is the most reasonable and cheapest to fly when you are on a budget.

Kuwait Airways Economy Class Seats

Kuwait Airways Economy Class Seats

Like most of the Kuwait Airways fleet, the cabins of the Economy class are pretty aged. They have an old school vibe about them. The newer airplanes have a 3-3-3 layout of seats in Economy class. These seats have personal air vents alongside overhead bins.

Over three seats, there are two international electrical outlets just below the seats.

These have seatback hooks for hanging a coat and ample legroom. The seat cushions are quite comfortable, and the headrests are adjustable.

The Economy class seats are of 32-35 inch pitch and 18 inches in width.

Kuwait Airways Economy Class Food

Kuwait Airways Economy Class Food

Kuwait Airways Culinary Panel prepares the on-board food of the Economy class. Kuwait Airways is a “dry airline” just like Saudi Airlines. It means that they do not serve any alcoholic beverage or food having pork in it.

At the time of departure, drinks are served. Moreover, two hours before landing, a small muffin along with tea or coffee is given to each passenger.

According to the flight timings and duration, passengers are served breakfast, lunch, and dinner along with a service of snacks in between.

For breakfast omelet, croissants and bread are served. A glass of orange juice accompanies this and further by tea or coffee.

All meals are served with an entree and followed by a dessert. Usually, a choice between three meals (chicken, lamb, or vegetarian food) is offered.

The dessert includes pudding, cake slices, and fruit salads.

Metal cutlery and food trays are handed over to the passengers for meals.

The beverages of the Economy class of Kuwait Airways comprise of soft drinks, fruit juices and the regular tea or coffee.

Kuwait Airways Economy Class Facilities

Kuwait Airways Economy Class Facilities

A soft pillow and a fleece blanket are already placed on the seat for commuters’ use. Noise-canceling headphones are given to each passenger. Hot towels are also provided.

A safety video is displayed at the time of departure after the traditional prayer.

The lavatory is equipped with a hand wash and a hand dryer for the convenience of the passengers.

Kuwait Airways Economy Class Entertainment

Kuwait Airways Economy Class Entertainment

The respite of the passengers during the journey, magazines and newspapers are rendered. Al-Sougha is the name of the Kuwait Airways leading magazine. The in-flight entertainment system screens are quite small and are attached to the headrests of the seatbacks. The sound of most of them is hoarse at times.

However, the new aircraft has much more extensive, responsive, and touch screens with a USB port below them.

The IFE system has 12 channels that display flight information, movies and shows.

Nonetheless, the collection of movies, sitcoms and documentaries are considerable. Passengers can handily pass their leisure time of journey on this substantial selection of video content.

Kuwait Airways Economy Class Baggage

Kuwait Airways Economy Class Baggage

The allowed weight of checked-in baggage in Economy class is 23kg (50 lbs) of each piece. There are two pieces of luggage allowed. The baggage weight allowed of an infant (of two years) is 10 kg of only one piece. The dimensions of this piece should be up to 45 inches(115cm).

The permitted dimensions of each piece of checked-in luggage are 90cm in length, 65cm in width, 75cm of height.

The maximum acceptable measurements of the checked-in luggage should not surpass 62 inches (158cm).

In Economy class, one item of the baggage of 7kg is permissible as free hand-baggage. The proportions of this gear should be within 56cm × 46cm × 25cm (22 × 18 × 10 inches).

Kuwait Airways Economy Class Fare

Kuwait Airways Economy Class Fare

The average rate of Economy class fare is around 400 to 550 USD on a round trip. This fare varies on destination and distance of flight to flight in Economy class of Kuwait Airways.

The older aircraft Economy cabins have, at times, broken attached tables, uncomfortable seats, and faulty in-flight entertainment systems.

This deficiency is improved in the newer airplanes, which were introduced in 2016.

The seats are way more spacious and comfortable, larger screens and better lavatory conditions.

Despite these issues, the cabin crew members are attentive, friendly and cheerful. The service is excellent as the crew members are generally more hospitable than other airlines.

Kuwait Airways has announced the revamping of its aircraft, and we look forward to it!

Kuwait Airways Economy Class Wrapping

The older aircraft Economy cabins have, at times, broken attached tables, uncomfortable seats, and faulty in-flight entertainment systems.

This deficiency is improved in the newer airplanes, which were introduced in 2016.

The seats are way more spacious and comfortable, larger screens, and better lavatory conditions.

Despite these issues, the cabin crew members are attentive, friendly and cheerful. The service is good as the crew members are generally more hospitable than other airlines.

Kuwait Airways has announced the revamping of its aircraft, and we look forward to it!

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