Kuwait City, Nov 10: The expansion of Kuwait International Airport in receiving daily flights coming from all countries of the world and returning to full capacity, the boom in the domestic labor recruitment market increased in light of the limited requests available and the high volume of need from Kuwaiti families and residents in the country.
After continuous complaints from citizens about the increase in the value of ticket reservations for domestic workers due to the of the aircraft movement, the domestic labor market entered into a clear breakthrough in the prices of reservations that decreased significantly, as it reached during the past weeks for workers coming from Manila to more than 450 dinars for direct reservations of the immune With approved vaccinations, they are allowed to book outside the framework of the platform for safety.
Al-Qabas, in turn, monitors the situation of the domestic labor market during the past days. Bassam Al-Shammari, the owner of one of the companies, confirmed that travel tickets have fallen again, explaining the reasoning for the opening of direct flights to the country from several airlines, in addition to the entry of other airlines to provide flights. Transit” with a short waiting period.
He added: The offices are currently implementing reservations for new contracts through the safety platform, especially since a large percentage of workers did not receive vaccinations, or provide other reservations through sponsors for those who feed workers before their arrival in Kuwait.
Regarding the number of new contracts, Hussein Marzouk, an administrative official in a domestic labor company, said that the recruitment of workers from the Philippines is still limited despite the return of work from last June. He pointed out that some offices are able to provide contracts with a total of 150 requests per month, which is a low percentage compared to the number of requests and desires of citizens to obtain domestic labor, while other offices provide labor from India, Ceylon and other countries, but it is also limited.
On the reasons for the low prices of tickets “one way”, Muhammad Al-Omran, an official of a travel office at Kuwait Airport, said that there are conditions set by offices around some types of tickets for domestic workers, including the inability to return them or change the date of reservations except with fees or what is known as fines, in Where tickets for some flights have a higher price, the change is free.
Al-Omran added: The problem of domestic workers and their reservations are many, especially what is related to medical examinations, security approvals and others, as their reservations are constantly changing, which leads to losses, pointing to the application of regulations and laws in Their reservations, where sponsors or domestic labor offices are alerted that tickets are non-refundable, or fines payment terms applied in case of change of dates.