Jazeera Airways, the Kuwaiti national carrier serving the Middle East region, today celebrated crossing 50,000 likes on its Facebook page, which is ‘liked’ by more than 46 nationalities living in the Middle East and is one of the most interactive pages by an airline in the Middle East with an average engagement of 1.18% interactions versus an industry average of 0.1% as per the global social media analytics platform, Socialbakers.
Jazeera Airways Vice President of Sales, Rafik Boghdady, said: “Our Facebook page is a great platform to interact with our customers, to share our latest updates and get their feedback on our offering. We thank our fans for their continued support.”
The airline launched its Facebook page in September 2011. Followers are mainly from 20 nationalities, topped by Kuwaitis and followed in decreasing order by Egypt, Lebanon, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Syria, India, Philippines, Pakistan, United Stated of America, Iraq, Palestine, Tunisia, Morocco, Bahrain, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom, and Indonesia.
The page is kept interactive with daily postings, promotions, and competitions such as the airline’s most recent competition which enabled photography enthusiasts to post their original photography through a secure and dedicated Facebook app, and received more than 500 entries from around the region. Jazeera Airways Facebook fans voted for their favorite photography and the 12 photos most voted for are today featured in the airline’s 2013 calendar, one for each in a month.
Jazeera Airways serves from Kuwait 19 popular destinations in the Middle East, including high-demand business, leisure, family, and weekend destinations such as Dubai, Bahrain, Beirut, Alexandria, Amman, Istanbul, Sharm El Sheikh, Luxor, Assiut, Sohag, Mashhad, Jeddah, Riyadh, Cairo and Al Najaf.
Jazeera Airways operates seven fully owned Airbus A320s with a two-class cabin comprising of a Business Class and an Economy Class. Business Class travelers get both an upgraded experience and exclusivity, starting with exclusive check-in lines, business lounge access, up to 60 kilograms in free baggage allowance, and an exclusive on-board cabin. The airline’s Economy Class offers travelers free baggage allowance of 40 kilograms and free on-board meals with a changing menu every month.
Jazeera Airways is an IATA-member airline and operates one of the youngest Airbus A320 fleets across the Middle East.