All Jazeera Airways articles

  • Dubai DXB 2021
    In depth

    The Airline Business 38: Middle East and Africa key data indicators from Q3


    Key data from the third-quarter earnings season (unless otherwise stated), powered by The Airline Business 38, covering the July-September period for the years 2019-2022 and thereby encompassing the last pre-Covid data and progress since

  • Jazeera Airbus A320neo

    Strong summer lifts Jazeera past 2019 passenger levels over first nine months


    Kuwaiti low-cost carrier Jazeera Airways lifted operating profits by 25% to KD16.1 million ($51.8 million) in the third quarter on a doubling of revenues.

  • Jazeera A320neo-c-Jazeera Airways

    Jazeera turns in first-quarter profit as travel rebounds


    Kuwaiti budget carrier Jazeera Airways has generated a first-quarter net profit of KD3.8 million ($12.4 million), contrasting with last year’s loss of KD5.2 million for the period. It attributes the performance to a sharp increase in passenger numbers as travel restrictions were lifted in Kuwait. Revenues for the three months ...

  • SIA A350F-c-Airbus

    Airbus long-haul activity weakens but A220 sales prove buoyant


    Airbus’s long-haul orders sank further into negative territory during February, although strong single-aisle sales – particularly for the A220 – left the airframer with positive net orders for the first two months of the year. Twenty A330-900s assigned to unidentified customers have been removed, Airbus’s latest backlog figures reveal. Although ...

  • Jazeera A320neo-c-Jazeera Airways

    Jazeera Airways confident as quarterly profit run continues


    Kuwaiti budget carrier Jazeera Airways is optimistic over recovery prospects after turning in a full-year net profit of KD7.1 million ($23.4 million). The airline transported 1 million passengers last year, contributing to revenues of KD80.4 million, and average load factor reached nearly 69%. “We are confident that restrictions on the ...

  • Jazeera A320neo-c-Jazeera Airways

    Jazeera inks preliminary deal for up 28 Airbus A320neos


    Kuwaiti low-cost carrier Jazeera Airways has sealed a memorandum of understanding for 20 Airbus A320neos and eight A321neos.

  • Jazeera A320neo-c-Jazeera Airways

    Jazeera claims ‘worst behind us’ after early return to profitability


    Kuwaiti carrier Jazeera Airways returned to profitability in the third quarter, earlier than the airline had forecast, and managed to break even over the first nine months of the year. The airline turned in a third-quarter net profit of KD11.8 million ($39 million), after generating revenues of KD31.7 million. Chairman ...

  • Jazeera A320neo-c-Jazeera Airways

    Jazeera’s second quarter operating loss widens


    Kuwait’s Jazeera Airways’ operating loss widened significantly in the second quarter to KD4.73 million ($15.7 million) as compared to KD1.87 million in the same period in 2020.

  • Jazeera A320neo-c-Jazeera Airways

    Kuwait’s Jazeera steps up to London Heathrow services


    Kuwaiti budget carrier Jazeera Airways is to open London Heathrow services from mid-June, two years after commencing operations at London Gatwick. The airline says it will operate its initial flight on 18 June, and serve the route from Kuwait weekly. Jazeera claims it will be the first low-cost ...

  • Jazeera A320neo-c-Jazeera Airways

    Jazeera and Air Arabia experience contrasting first-quarter fortunes


    Kuwaiti budget carrier Jazeera Airways has turned in a first-quarter loss while Sharjah low-cost operator Air Arabia managed to achieve a net profit in the same period. Jazeera Airways is proposing a rights issue of KD10 million ($33 million) to improve its liquidity position, after posting a net loss ...

  • Jazeera A320neo-c-Jazeera Airways

    Confident Jazeera outlines plans to double fleet by 2025


    Kuwaiti carrier Jazeera Airways is looking to double its fleet over the next four to five years, confident that it has the resources to recover from the air transport crisis despite the heavy financial impact on its operations. Jazeera has turned in a full-year net loss of KD26.4 million ...

  • Jazeera A320neo-c-Jazeera Airways

    Jazeera liquidity ‘sound’ as losses persist in third quarter


    Kuwaiti carrier Jazeera Airways is confident that it remains a going concern, with sufficient resources, after turning in a KD5.6 million ($18.3 million) third-quarter net loss. The performance brings overall net losses, for the nine months to 30 September, to KD15.5 million. Jazeera Airways says there is a ...

  • Jazeera A320neo

    Kuwaiti terminal adds to strong Jazeera full-year profits


    Kuwaiti budget carrier Jazeera Airways has turned in strong full-year results, more than doubling its operating and net profits. The carrier states that its operating profit reached KD14.2 million ($46.6 million) while its net profit rose to KD14.9 million. It attributes the performance to a near-21% hike in ...

  • News

    Jazeera nearly doubles nine-month profits


    Kuwait's Jazeera Airways has almost doubled its net profit at the nine-month mark to KD16.1 million ($52.2 million), after a stronger third-quarter performance.

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    Jazeera terminal attracting third-party airline interest


    Kuwaiti budget carrier Jazeera Airways is claiming interest from other carriers in using its newly-developed dedicated terminal at its Kuwait City airport base.

  • News

    All-Airbus Jazeera open to Boeing switch: chief


    ​Kuwait's Jazeera Airways is not ruling out a complete switch of aircraft type to the Boeing 737 Max as part of its development plan.

  • News

    Jazeera rethinks model options for long-haul partnership


    ​Kuwait's Jazeera Airways is examining alternative partnership strategies to broaden its long-haul reach, having backed away from earlier exploration of a joint venture.

  • News

    Jazeera hints at Manchester if new London route performs


    Kuwaiti budget carrier Jazeera Airways is to examine Manchester as a second UK route if performance on its new London Gatwick service meets targets. The airline is set to operate four times weekly to Gatwick from 27 October, using Airbus A320neo jets, and raise the frequency to daily starting ...

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    Jazeera to open London when winter season begins


    ​Kuwaiti budget carrier Jazeera Airways has confirmed plans to open a London service at the beginning of the winter season.

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    PICTURE: Jazeera Airways takes first A320neo


    ​Kuwaiti carrier Jazeera Airways has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo, and is putting the twinjet into service on the Dubai route.