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NAS Wins Handler-Airline Innovation Award at GHI’s Pride of Ground Handling Awards 2020

Kuwait : Wednesday, December 2, 2020

National Aviation Services (NAS) was a proud recipient of the Handler-Airline Innovation Award at the GHI’s Pride of Ground Handling Awards 2020. The award recognized Kuwait Mosafer, an online platform developed by NAS for the Kuwait Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to ensure safe travels to and from the Kuwait International Airport during the Covid-19 Pandemic. The GHI Pride of Ground Handling Awards is a prestigious award that showcases service excellence, innovation and the people that make it happen.

With the release of Kuwait Mosafer, Kuwait became the first airport in the region to implement a single platform to assist travelers in fulfilling Covid-19 travel requirements ahead of time and reducing queuing at the airport. It facilitates contactless travel to and from Kuwait International Airport with over 100,000 passengers using this COVID-secure tool.

Award judges praised Kuwait Mosafer saying “providing a simple way to navigate through the airport, demystify the travel process and bolster confidence to fly during the pandemic.

NAS is present in over 50 airports, handling seven out of the world’s top 10 airlines and managing more than 50 airport lounges in 20 countries across the Middle East, Asia and Africa.