Kuwait Airways W16 New York operation changes

Kuwait Airways this week has updated planned operation for New York JFK in winter 2016/17 season. In the initial update, the airline will no longer operate the 3 weekly Kuwait City – London Heathrow – New York JFK routing, despite the airline no longer accepting reservations on the Trans-Atlantic sector since mid-Dec 2015. Last Heathrow – JFK sector will operate on 29OCT16.

From 30OCT16, existing KU117/118 service will operate 6 weekly (Day x7), instead of 3, and will further increase to 7 from 18DEC16.

KU117 KWI1005 – 1620JFK 777 D
KU118 JFK1930 – 1530+1KWI 777 D

Note current westbound KU117 service operates via Shannon, and current schedule listing displaying 1-stop operation until 30SEP16 inclusive. Additional changes to planned winter schedule is expected in the next few weeks.