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Award-winning Jazeera Airways today issued its July 2012 Operational Performance Report, showing a continued market share lead on key routes, and a continued lead in on-time performance (OTP) against all other airlines in the Middle East as ranked by the independent US-based OTP tracker FlightStats.
The airline’s OTP for the month was 93.9%, making Jazeera Airways the most punctual airline in the Middle East for the 19th month in-a-row.
The report, which presents market share figures based on official statistics from Kuwait’s Directorate General for Civil Aviation (DGCA), showed that the airline’s July market share for the Kuwait-Cairo route grew from 26% in June to 28% in July, led by a 12% seasonal increase in flown passengers on the route. The airline saw a similar positive performance on the Kuwait-Beirut route with market share growing from 30% in June to 33% in July, representing a 3% increase that was also driven by a 20% seasonal increase in flown passengers on the route.
Other report highlights include that the airline was the leading Kuwaiti airline to the high-demand summer destinations of Amman, Dubai, Bahrain and Beirut in addition to capturing leading market share figures on five of the six Egyptian destinations it serves.
Jazeera Airways had a 27% market share on the Kuwait-Alexandria route, a 67% market share on the Kuwait-Sharm El Sheikh route, a 52% market share on the Kuwait-Assiut route, a 34% market share on the Kuwait-Sohag route, and a 75% market share on the Kuwait-Luxor route.
The report also showed that Jazeera Airways was the leading Kuwaiti airline between Kuwait and Amman with a 37% market share, Kuwait and Beirut with a 33% market share, Kuwait and Bahrain with a 10% market share, and Kuwait and Dubai with a 16% market share.