Jazeera leads Kuwait-Amman route for 8th month
Kuwait, June 14, 2014
Kuwait-based Jazeera Airways said it has become the leading airline on the Kuwait-Amman route for the eighth month in-a-row, with a 45 per cent market share in April.
Jazeera also registered a 76 per cent increase in flown passengers on the Kuwait-Istanbul route from April 2013, and grabbed a seven per cent market share on the route, said the airlines in its "April 2014 Operational Performance Report".
The report shows an increase in flown passengers on routes serving Istanbul, Jeddah, Bahrain, Alexandria, Cairo and Mashhad, and an on-time performance of 92.59 per cent.
The Kuwaiti airlines issues its pperational performance report on both a monthly and annual basis. It is based on official figures and statistics from Kuwait’s Directorate General for Civil Aviation (DGCA).
The on-time performance is reported based on results by independent US-based OTP tracker, FlightStats.
Flown passengers on the Kuwait-Jeddah route increased in April 2014 by 36 per cent from April 2013, and by 19 per cent on the Kuwait-Bahrain route. The airline grabbed a 17 per cent market share on the Kuwait-Jeddah route and a 10 per cent market share on the Kuwait-Bahrain route.
Jazeera Airways serves six cities in Egypt. The airline led on the route serving Luxor with a 70 per cent market share, and grabbed a 24 per cent market share on the Kuwait-Cairo route, an 18 per cent market share on the Kuwait-Alexandria route, a 42 per cent market share on the Kuwait-Assiut route, and a 47 per cent market share on the Kuwait-Sohag route.
Flights to the seasonal destination of Sharm El Sheikh resumed in May 2014.
Flown passengers on the route serving Cairo increased by 10 per cent from April 2013, and flown passengers on the route serving Alexandria increased by 21 per cent from April 2013.
The airline saw an 11 per cent increase in flow passengers on the Kuwait-Mashhad route compared to April 2013, and grabbed a 21 per cent market share during April 2014.
The April 2014 report also shows that Jazeera Airways grabbed a 29 per cent market share on the Kuwait-Beirut route, a 12 per cent market share on the Kuwait-Dubai route, a 5 per cent market share on the Kuwait-Riyadh route, and a 39 per cent market share on the Kuwait-Al Najaf route.-TradeArabia News Service