Wataniya Airways’ Chairman and Managing Director, Abdulsalam Al Bahar, and KNPC Deputy Chairman and Deputy Managing Director, Asaad Al-Asaad, officially signing the agreement
Wataniya Airways, Kuwait’s best airline, has signed a one year corporate travel agreement with Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC), to be its executives travel partner.
Wataniya Airways’ Chairman and Managing Director Abdulsalam Al Bahar and KNPC Deputy Chairman and Deputy Managing Director, Asaad Al-Asaad, met this week at KNPC‘s headquarters in Al-Ahmadi to officially sign the agreement.
As part of the new agreement, KNPC’s employees will fly on Wataniya Airways to any destination across its network. The agreement will cover four KNPC branches, Al Ahmadi office, Mina Abdulla, Mina Al Ahmadi and Mina Al Shuaiba.
Abdulsalam Al Bahar said: “We are very pleased and proud to have signed the first contract of this kind to provide corporate travel services for one of Kuwait's most established companies. As Kuwait’s premium service airline, Wataniya Airways looks forward to welcoming our guests from KNPC on board and offering the highest quality of service possible”.
Asaad Al-Asaad said: “KNPC is delighted to have signed today’s agreement with Wataniya Airways, and we’re proud to partner with a premium Kuwaiti airline. It is important for KNPC that its executives arrive for business as relaxed as possible and to stay connected while flying. Wataniya Airways’ services along with its strong reputation for reliability, quality of service and comfort will ensure this happens, as well as giving KNPC’s executives more flexibility in managing their business and leisure travel.”
Wataniya Airways flies to Dubai, Beirut, Cairo, Sharm El Sheikh, Istanbul, and Vienna, with new destinations continually being added. The premium carrier also has a code-share and interlines partnership with Austrian Airlines which allows it to serve a further 29 European destinations via Vienna.
Recently, Wataniya Airways was voted “Best Kuwaiti Airline” in the 2010 annual Service Hero awards which assessed over 400 different firms in more than 15 sectors