Kuwait Airways (KU) employees called off plans for further strike action after reaching a deal between the union and the acting minister of communications Saleh al-Athaineh, the country’s official news agency Kuna reported. Employees of the state-owned carrier will receive a 30% wage increase within 30 days. KU staff went on strike to demand higher wages and employment benefits Monday, grounding half of the airline’s fleet. KU is the successor of Kuwait National ...

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