Abu Dhabi Airports is pleased to announce that Al Ain International Airport (AAN) has welcomed Jazeera Airways new services from Kuwait International Airport (KWI) to Al Ain.
The flight was received by H.H. Sheikh Saeed bin Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan; Bryan Thompson, Chief Executive Officer of Abu Dhabi Airports, and Marwan Boodai, Chairman of Jazeera Airways, in addition to delegates from both sides.
The Airline will operate three weekly flights from Kuwait City departing Kuwait Airport at 12:05 and arrive at Al Ain Airport at 14:40 with the return flight departing Al Ain Airport at 15:25, arriving at Kuwait Airport at 16:05. Jazeera Airways will operate the Airbus A320 and latest A320neo aircraft on the new route, with each aircraft offering to 150 economy seats and 12-business class seat with a total of 162 seats.
The inaugural flight was celebrated with an event at Al Ain Airport on 13 December 2019.
Abu Dhabi Airports Chief Commercial Officer, Maarten De Groof, said: “We are delighted that Jazeera Airways has chosen to launch a new route from Kuwait to Al Ain as part of its rapid expansion plans in the region. The new route will unlock more choices for passengers travelling between Kuwait City and the growing airport of Al Ain. The GCC has always been one of our largest and most significant markets and Jazeera Airways’ new route will further expand Al Ain International Airport’s connectivity in the region that will truly benefit consumers.”
“We look forward to building on our existing route portfolio across the Middle East and reinforcing Al Ain International Airport’s position as a major gateway to Abu Dhabi that facilitates sustainable economic growth for the Emirate.”
Andrew Ward, Vice President Marketing & Customer Experience at Jazeera Airways said: “Following the opening of our dedicated Terminal 5 at Kuwait International airport last year, we have been looking to expand within the strategically important and lucrative market of the GCC. We expect Kuwaitis to see Al Ain as a very attractive leisure destination. We look forward to commencing operations in December and delivering customers in Abu Dhabi a high-quality, affordable service to Kuwait and beyond.”