Award-winning airline Jazeera Airways, the largest airline serving the Middle East out of Kuwait, today issued its full-year 2011 operational performance report, which showed that the airline carried 1.2 million passengers between Kuwait and 17 leisure and business destinations in the Middle East.
The 2011 report showed that the airline operated at a high on-time performance of 95% during the year, making it once again one of the most punctual airlines in the Middle East.
The today-issued report, based on data from Kuwait’s Directorate General for Civil Aviation (DGCA), also showed that Jazeera Airways was the leading airline on the Alexandria, Luxor, Aleppo, Assiut, Sharm El Sheikh, Sohag, Deir Ezzor and Damascus routes.
Jazeera Airways captured the largest market share on routes operated between Kuwait and five Egyptian cities, grabbing a 38% market share on the Kuwait-Alexandria route, a 61% market share on the Kuwait-Assiut route, an 83% on the Kuwait-Luxor route, a 50% market share on the Kuwait-Sharm El Sheikh route, and 37% market share on the Kuwait-Sohaj route. The airline also captured an 18% market share on the Kuwait-Cairo route, which was launched in May.
Jazeera Airways also captured the largest market share to Syrian destinations served with a 47% market share on the Kuwait-Damascus route, a 76% market share on the Kuwait-Aleppo route, and a 90% market share on the Kuwait-Deir Ezzor route.
The report also showed that the airline was also the leading Kuwaiti airline on routes between Kuwait and Beirut, Amman, Mashhad, Bahrain and Dubai.
Jazeera Airways grabbed a 33% market share on the Kuwait-Amman route, a 35% market share on the Kuwait-Beirut route, a 17% market share on the Kuwait-Bahrain route, and a 16% market share on the Kuwait-Dubai route.