Homeless, But Still Flying

Kuwait Airways soldiers on

With jet-fuel prices doubling since Iraq's invasion of Kuwait, Pan Am has been forced to put its prized London routes on the block, and Eastern's creditors last week called for the line's outright liquidation. But if they have problems, how about Kuwait Airways?

First, Iraqi troops annexed the country whose flag the airline carries. Then they seized 15 of the carrier's 23 jetliners. But even though it can no longer land at home, the plucky little carrier has managed to continue operating up and down the gulf, right under Saddam's nose. Last week Kuwait Airways announced that starting next month, it...

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