Media Release from Kuwait
Kuwait, Sep 18: Mangalorean Expatriates headed by Pascal Pinto, Community leader, and Kasaragod Expatriates Association (KEA) represented by President C.H. Aboobakker Kuwait jointly submitted a memorandum yesterday to the Management of Jet Airways (India) Ltd. requesting them to operate Jet Airways flights to Kuwait / Mangalore sector earliest possible.
The joint coordination committee earnestly emphasized and requested Jet Airways Management that Kuwait / Mangalore being a lucrative sector, jet airways flights operation can be a sigh of relief to thousands of NRIs in Kuwait hailing from Mangalore, North Kanara, Dakshina Kannda and surrounding districts including Kasaragod and Northern part of Kannur.
It has been learnt from the reliable sources from Jet Airways that subject to government approvals, Jet Airways would be keen to operate on the Gulf-Mangalore sector, including Kuwait to Mangalore as soon as possible.
Joint Coordination Committee Members of Mangalorean Expatriates and Kasaragod Expatriates Association (KEA), Kuwait Pascal Pinto, John Tauro, Praveen Pinto and Saleem Mangad yesterday submitted a memorandum to Shri P. Karunakaran – MP from Kasarageod and CPI (M) Leader requesting him to support Air India or other airlines to operate to Kuwait / Mangalore sector as soon as possible.
P. Karunakaran, being a Aviation committee member assured to the delegation that he will render his possible help in this matter.
Kasaragod local MLA Satishchandra introduced the delegation to P. Karunakaran. The delegation thanked P. Karunakaran and Shri Satishchandra for their support and also appreciated Harigovinda and Hasan Mangad from KEA Kuwait for arranging the meeting.