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MENAFN Press - 09/12/2013

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(MENAFN Press) 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.

About Jazeera Airways
Established in 2005, Jazeera Airways Group is a Kuwait Stock Exchange-listed company. The company has 14 fully-owned Airbus A320s in operation, distributed between its airline business, Jazeera Airways (which operates eight aircraft), and its fully-owned leasing business, Sahaab Aircraft Leasing (which operates six aircraft). Sahaab has assets placed with Virgin America, SriLankan Airlines, Nasair and Jazeera Airways.In 2012, the airline carried 1.1 million passengers in total across its network that includes today high-demand business, leisure, family, and weekend destinations such as Dubai, Bahrain, Beirut, Alexandria, Amman, Istanbul, Sharm El Sheikh, Assiut, Luxor, Mashhad, Sohag, Jeddah, Riyadh, Cairo and Al Najaf.Jazeera Airways is an IATA member airline and operates one of the youngest Airbus A320 fleets in the Middle East.


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