Friday, January 15, 2016

#Gulf #Airlines discriminate #Israeli flyers

Kuwait Airways has refused to transport Israeli citizens between New York City and London. According to a news report in The New York Times the US Transportation Department has found in September that Kuwait airline has a  policy of discrimination against Israeli citizens and ordered the practice to be stopped. Instead, the airline announced in December that it would drop the flights.

The US Transportation Department is also investigating two formal complaints against Qatar Airways and Saudi Arabian Airlines. Kuwaiti law prohibits Kuwaiti  companies from conducting business with Israeli citizens.United States also practice similar restrictions on citizens of countries like North Korea. that it does not recognize.