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Beirut most popular destination for Kuwaitis.

Summary: Beirut is the most popular tourist destination among Kuwaitis this summer in the wake of instability resulting from the uprisings in the Arab world, an official at Kuwaiti Airport has said.

BEIRUT: Beirut is the most popular tourist destination among Kuwaitis this summer in the wake of instability resulting from the uprisings in the Arab world, an official at Kuwaiti Airport has said.

Isam al-Zamil, the head of operations at Kuwait airport, said Dubai is in second place.

In remarks published Thursday by the Kuwait newspaper Al-Qabas Zamil said there are four daily flights between Beirut and Kuwait.

Zamil said Kuwait will also mount four extra flights to Dubai. Zamil pointed out that Kuwait International Airport will also witness a "big jump" in passenger traffic this year.

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Publication:The Daily Star (Beirut, Lebanon)
Geographic Code:7KUWA
Date:Jun 10, 2011
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