Jazeera Airways reports on January 2013 Operational Performance

Press release
Published March 31st, 2013 - 05:25 GMT

Award-winning Jazeera Airways today issued its January 2013 Operational Performance Report which showed that the airline has carried increasing number of passengers on key routes that include the destinations of Amman, Beirut, Bahrain, Assiut, Dubai, Jeddah, Luxor, and Sohag. 

The monthly report, which presents market share figures based on official statistics from Kuwait’s Directorate General for Civil Aviation (DGCA), also showed that Jazeera Airways was the leading airline serving popular expats destinations of Amman, Assiut, Luxor, and Sohag. 

Jazeera Airways grabbed a 39% market share on the Kuwait-Amman route, a 6.4% increase in market share from January 2012, and witnessed a 27.5% increase in passengers during the month, compared to January 2012. 

On routes serving Egyptian cities, Jazeera Airways was the leading airline on the Kuwait-Assiut route with a 63% market share, on the Kuwait-Luxor route with a 72% market share, and on the Kuwait-Sohag route with a 50% market share. The airline’s market share increased by 17.6% from January 2012 on the Kuwait-Assiut route, by 1.9% from January 2012 on the Kuwait-Luxor route, and by 15.4% from January 2012 on the Kuwait-Sohag route. 

Passengers on routes serving Assiut, Luxor and Sohag increased by 42.1%, 27.4% and 33.9% respectively from January 2012. 

The airline was also the leading Kuwaiti airline on routes serving high demand cities of Beirut with a 39% market share, Bahrain with an 11% market share, Dubai with a 17% market share, and Alexandria with a 21% market share. 

Passengers also increased on routes serving Beirut, Bahrain and Dubai. Passengers on the Kuwait-Beirut route increased by 6.8% from January 2012, while passengers on the Kuwait-Bahrain and Kuwait-Dubai routes increased by 17.3% and 8.3% respectively from January 2012. 

Jazeera Airways’ monthly report for January 2013 also showed that the airline continued to lead in on-time performance (OTP) against all other airlines in the Middle East with a 92.93% performance, as ranked by the independent US-based OTP tracker FlightStats. 

On the Kuwait-Jeddah route, Jazeera Airways’ market share increased by 2.3% from January 2012 to a 17% market share in January 2013, accompanied by a 17.9% increase in passengers compared to January 2012. 

Background Information

Jazeera Airways

Established in April 2004, Jazeera Airways is the first non-government owned airline in the Middle East, continuing to be one of the few Middle East-based private airlines to this day.

Jazeera Airways currently flies to 28 destinations operating a reliable fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft – all fitted with our signature leather seats and two-class cabins. In June 2018 Jazeera was the first airline in the Middle East to introduce the A320neo into its fleet. 

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