Award-winning Jazeera Airways today issued its November 2012 Operational Performance Report which showed that the airline has grabbed increasing market shares to popular destinations of Amman, Cairo, Beirut and Jeddah.
The report, which presents market share figures based on official statistics from Kuwait’s Directorate General for Civil Aviation (DGCA), also showed that the airline continued to have 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 97.6%, making Jazeera Airways the most punctual airline in the Middle East for the 23rd month in-a-row according to FlightStats.
The report also showed that Jazeera Airways became the leading airline serving the Kuwait-Amman route, grabbing a 39% market share during the month, and a 2% increase from November 2011.
Jazeera Airways also grabbed a 30% market share on the Kuwait-Cairo route, up 6% from November 2011, and up 3% from October 2012. The airline also saw a 28% increase in number of passengers on the route, compared to November 2011.
On the Kuwait-Dubai route, Jazeera Airways was the leading Kuwaiti airline by a significant lead, with a 16% market share, accompanied by a 9% increase in number of passengers on the route, compared to November 2011.
Jazeera Airways also saw a 22% increase in number of passengers on the Kuwait-Jeddah route, that led to a 13% market share on the route, up 9% from November 2011, and 6% from October 2012.
Between the popular expats destination of Sohag and Kuwait, Jazeera Airways continued to grow and lead on the route since its launch two years ago, with a 51% market share, up 16% from November 2011 and 8% from October 2012. Number of passengers also increased by 24% on the Kuwait-Sohag route.
Other report highlights include that the airline was the leading Kuwaiti airline to the high-demand destinations of Beirut and Bahrain, with 40% and 9% market shares respectively.
Jazeera Airways also captured leading market share figures on another three of the five Egyptian destinations it served during November: the airline had a 27% market share on the Kuwait-Alexandria route, a 60% market share on the Kuwait-Assiut route, and a 74% market share on the Kuwait-Luxor route.