May 2015 highlights:
- 11% increase in flown passengers from May 2014
- Levant and Istanbul routes: 12% increase in flown passengers from May 2014
- Egypt routes: 16% increase in flown passengers from May 2014
- GCC routes: 7% increase in flown passengers from May 2014
Freedom Town, Kuwait, July 05, 2015: Jazeera Airways today released its May 2015 Operational Performance Report, which showed an 11% increase in total flown passengers from May 2014.
The 11% increase of flown passengers in May follows consecutive increases in March 2015, and April 2015, which were up 3% and 14% respectively from same respective months last year.
Jazeera Airways issues its Operational Performance Report on a monthly basis. The Report is based on official figures and statistics from Kuwait’s Directorate General for Civil Aviation (DGCA).
On routes serving Istanbul, Beirut, and Amman, Jazeera Airways saw a 12% increase in flown passengers from May 2014. The increase was driven by a strong continued demand for Istanbul and Amman.
Flown passengers also increased on routes serving Egypt by 16% from May 2014 despite Jazeera Airways serving five Egyptian cities during the month, compared to six cities in May 2014. The decrease in number of served cities follows the temporary closure of Assiut International Airport for renovations since June 2014.
On routes serving the Gulf cities of Dubai, Bahrain, Jeddah and Riyadh, Jazeera Airways saw a 7% increase in flown passengers, compared to May 2014.