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Jazeera passenger numbers jump on many routes

Kuwait, May 18, 2014

Kuwait-based Jazeera Airways reported a continued increase in flown passengers on routes serving Amman, Jeddah, and Bahrain, according to its March 2014 operational performance report.

The airline's on-time performance hit 95.95 per cent, as tracked by independent US-based OTP tracker, FlightStats, it said.

Jazeera Airways issues its operational performance report on both a monthly and annual basis. The report is based on official figures and statistics from Kuwait’s Directorate General for Civil Aviation (DGCA).

The airline continues to lead with a 41pc market share on the Kuwait-Amman route for the seventh month in a row against three other carriers serving the route. Flown passengers on the route increased by 22pc from March 2013.

On the Jeddah route, Jazeera Airways saw a 13pc increase in flown passengers from March 2013, and grabbed an 18pc market share.

Flown passengers on the Kuwait-Bahrain route increased in March 2014 by 5pc. The airline grabbed a 10pc market share on the route.

Jazeera Airways serves six cities in Egypt. The airline led on the route serving Luxor with a 69pc market share, and grabbed a 24pc market share on the Kuwait-Cairo route, an 18pc market share on the Kuwait-Alexandria route, a 34pc market share on the Kuwait-Assiut route, a 40pc market share on the Kuwait-Sohag route, and a 7pc market share on the route serving the seasonal destination of Sharm El Sheikh.

The March 2014 report also shows that Jazeera Airways grabbed a 13pc market share on the Kuwait-Dubai route, a 9pc market share on the Kuwait-Riyadh route, and was the leading airline serving the Kuwait-Al Najaf route with a 40pc market share.

The airline also grabbed a 28pc market share on the Kuwait-Beirut route, a 6pc market share on the Kuwait-Istanbul route, and a 21pc market share on the Kuwait-Mashhad route, the airline said.  - TradeArabia News Service




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