Jazeera Airways reports October 2013 Operational Performance
Jazeera Airways released its October 2013 Operational Performance Report, 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.