Jazeera Airways today released its April 2013 Operational Performance Report showing a continued lead in on-time performance (OTP) against all other airlines in the Middle East during the month with a performance of 91%, as ranked by the independent US-based OTP tracker FlightStats.
The April report, which presents market share figures based on official statistics from Kuwait’s Directorate General for Civil Aviation (DGCA), also showed that Jazeera Airways grabbed significant market shares on routes serving Amman, Beirut, Bahrain, Dubai, Sharm El Sheikh, Assiut, Luxor, and Sohag.
Jazeera Airways grabbed a 38% market share on the Kuwait-Beirut route, a 15% market share on the Kuwait-Dubai route, and a 10% market share on the Kuwait-Bahrain route.
The airline also saw an increase in passenger numbers on the Kuwait-Dubai and Kuwait-Jeddah routes, with a 6% and 8% increase respectively compared to April 2012.
Jazeera Airways was also the leading airline on the Kuwait-Amman route capturing a 44% market share, with an increase of 20% in passenger numbers on the route compared to last year.
On the Egyptian routes, the airline saw an increase of 27% in passenger numbers on the Kuwait-Sharm El Sheikh route compared to the same period last year, 6% on the Kuwait-Assiut route, 47% on the Kuwait-Luxor route, and 39% on the Kuwait-Sohag route. Jazeera Airways was the leading airline serving Sharm El Sheikh, Assiut, Luxor, and Sohag with a 62%, 53%, 72% and 54% market share respectively.