Military Logistics and Procurement Kuwait is a two-day international summit taking place on November 28 – 29, 2016. Now in its 3rd edition, the event will be held at the Radisson Blu hotel in Salwa, Kuwait. Leading experts will come together to discuss the challenges facing the defense industry, and practical solutions to improving logistic and procurement procedures. The summit will include an impressive roster of speakers from the Kuwait Air Force and Armed Forces, the U.S. Central Command and U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, NATO, the German Bundeswehr, and the UK Ministry of Defense.
Industry professionals from logistics and warehouse companies, software and logistics solution providers, MRO providers, spare part and maintenance suppliers will also be participating. Kuwait has announced it is planning on spending over USD 20 billion over the next decade on defense procurement. The conference represents an ideal platform for suppliers to network and showcase their solutions to key decision makers in military logistics and procurement.
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Operating to Kuwait
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) requires landing permits for all operations to Kuwait. The landing permit can be arranged within 72 hours. Once issued, the landing permit will be valid for 24 hours from the estimated time of arrival. If there is any change to the flight schedule, DGCA will need to be informed. A revised permit request may be required in certain cases. In order to obtain a Kuwait landing permit, it is necessary to provide local sponsor contact details, entry and exit points, and crew/pax details.
Kuwait International Airport
Kuwait International Airport (IATA: KWI, ICAO: OKBK) is the only airport that caters to general aviation in the country. The airport is located about 16 kilometers south of Kuwait City. In 2015, Kuwait International Airport served more than 11 million passengers.
OKBK offers Airport of Entry 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Prior airport slot booking is not required. Availability of aircraft parking slots is always subject to approval, upon sending an official request to the handler. Note that OKBK is a congested airport. If parking is not available, the landing permit may be denied.
The airport is fully-equipped to provide all ground handling services, including a passenger lounge. Crew can use the terminal lounge if required (there is no crew lounge available on the general aviation side). Crew can enter Kuwait through General Declaration holding a valid crew ID and valid passport.
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