A new Middle East carrier flies to Istanbul as of today.
Jazeera Airways today announced the return of seasonal scheduled flights for summer between Kuwait and Istanbul, and Kuwait and Sharm El Sheikh. Flights to the Istanbul began on March 31st, while flights to the popular Egyptian summer destination will start on April 4th.
On the Kuwait-Istanbul, Jazeera Airways will be serving passengers with two weekly flights, on Sundays and Friday. Flights departing from Kuwait take-off at 12:30pm local time, and flights departing from Istanbul take-off at 4:50pm local time.
The airline will also serve the Kuwait-Sharm El Sheikh route with two weekly flights, on Thursdays and Saturday, departing at 5:15pm local time from Kuwait and at 7:45pm local time from Sharm El Sheikh.
Jazeera Airways Vice President of Sales, Rafik Boghdady, said, “Our schedule is ideal for families and friends who want to spend a full weekend or more on the Red Sea, or for a week at the history-filled and vibrant city of Istanbul.”
The airline serves Istanbul and Sharm El Sheikh during the summer season extending between the last week of March and the first week of November of 2013.
Jazeera Airways serves from Kuwait 19 popular destinations in the Middle East, including high-demand business, leisure, family, and weekend destinations such as Dubai, Bahrain, Beirut, Alexandria, Amman, Istanbul, Sharm El Sheikh, Luxor, Assiut, Sohag, Mashhad, Jeddah, Riyadh, Cairo and Al Najaf.
Jazeera Airways operates seven fully owned Airbus A320s with a two-class cabin comprising of a Business Class and an Economy Class. Business Class travelers get both an upgraded experience and exclusivity, starting with exclusive check-in lines, business lounge access, up to 60 kilograms in free baggage allowance, and an exclusive on-board cabin. The airline’s Economy Class offers travelers free baggage allowance of 40 kilograms and free on-board meals with a changing menu every month.
Jazeera Airways is an IATA-member airline and operates one of the youngest Airbus A320 fleets across the Middle East.