Wataniya Airways opens sales office in Beirut; African shares across the board

Kuwait National Airways’ (+1%) rose on Wednesday (30-Jun-2010), the same day Wataniya Airways opened a sales office in Beirut, with CEO, George Cooper, stating the new office "allows us to respond to the growing demand in the Beirut market".

In other Middle East news, Royal Jordanian (-2.5%) and Jazeera (-1.9%) shares fell while Air Arabia (+0.5%) rose.

Lonrho (-2.3%) shares dropped, 1time remained steady and Comair (+1.5%) increased slightly while the Johannesburg Stock Exchange fell -1.65%.

Selected African and Middle Eastern airlines share price movements (% change): 30-Jun-2010