Jazeera Airways reports October 2013 Operational Performance

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Published December 8th, 2013 - 08:13 GMT

Jazeera Airways released its October 2013 Operational Performance Report today, which showed that the airline led in on-time performance (OTP) against all other airlines in the Middle East during the month of October 2013, with a performance of 94.55%, as ranked by the independent US-based OTP tracker, FlightStats. 

The October 2013 report, which is based on official figures and statistics from Kuwait’s Directorate General for Civil Aviation (DGCA), also shows a 5% increase in total flown passengers from October last year driven by an increase in flown passengers to the popular destinations of Dubai, Beirut, Amman and Bahrain. 

Jazeera Airways saw a 47% increase in flown passengers on the Kuwait-Beirut route in October, compared to the same month last year. The airline grabbed a 40% market share on the route in October 2013. 

The report also shows that Jazeera Airways was the leading airline serving the Kuwait-Amman route during that month with a 41% market share. The airline’s flown passengers increased by 38% from October 2012. 

On the Kuwait-Dubai route, Jazeera Airways saw a 4% increase in flown passengers from October last year. The airline grabbed a 13% market share on the route in October 2013.

Flown passengers on the Kuwait-Bahrain route increased by 17%, as the airline grabbed a 12% market share. 

The report also shows that Jazeera Airways was again the leading airline serving the Egyptian cities of Sharm El Sheikh with a 45% market share, Luxor with a 71% market share, and Sohag with a 42% market share. 

For the rest of its Egyptian routes, Jazeera Airways grabbed a 24% market share on the Kuwait-Cairo route, a 17% market share on the Kuwait-Alexandria route, and a 48% market share on the Kuwait-Assiut route. 

On routes serving KSA, Jazeera Airways grabbed a 13% market share on the Kuwait-Jeddah route, a 5% increase from its market share in October 2012. The airline grabbed an 11% market share on the Kuwait-Riyadh route.

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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