Airline’s on-time performance now running at 94%
KUWAIT: Jazeera Airways, Kuwait’s leading low-cost airline, operating regionally and internationally, today reported its operational performance for the month of August 2019, announcing an 85 percent on-time performance with a high aircraft utilization of 14.38 hours. The airline served over 263,800 passengers during the summer month, up 22 percent from August 2018, and operated 1,918 flights to 28 airports. The airline also revealed its performance in the first two weeks of September, registering an on-time performance of 94 percent.
Commenting on the airline’s performance, Jazeera Airways CEO, Rohit Ramachandran, said: “A high on-time performance is easily reached when an airline has a low utilization of aircraft. However, at Jazeera Airways, we are proud to have delivered a strong punctuality while operating our aircraft at high efficiency levels. We have also added an additional gate at T5 to successfully manage our increased number in passengers.”
Jazeera Airways prepares to start flying to London on October 27, 2019, serving the British capital in new A320neo aircraft with daily flights. Landing at London Gatwick Airport South Terminal, bookings on the route opened on August 6 and have received great response to date.
The airline will also take delivery of three new Airbus A320neo aircraft in Q4 2019, bringing up the number of aircraft in its fleet to 13.
Jazeera Airways flies to popular destinations across the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Europe comprising high-demand business, leisure, family and weekend destinations including London, Dubai, Bahrain, Doha, Beirut, Amman, Alexandria, Cairo, Sharm El Sheikh, Assiut, Luxor, Sohag, Jeddah, Riyadh, Taif, Najaf, Mashhad, Kochi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, New Delhi, Lahore, Istanbul, Bodrum, Baku and Tbilisi.
The airline operates from its dedicated Jazeera Terminal T5 through, providing passengers with the ease and comfort of traveling through 12 check-in counters, eight self-check-in kiosks, dedicated passport and security control procedures, duty free shops and restaurants, as well as free WiFi internet service available for passengers when boarding at the T5 gates. T5 also has a dedicated number at 176 and Help Team on-ground to respond to passengers’ queries and guide them through the Terminal.