Jazeera Airways commenced services between Kuwait City and Madinah on 12 April, with the latter airport baking this gigantic cake to greet its newest carrier. The airline will operate the 969-kilometre Middle Eastern city connection three times weekly, with it facing direct competition from Kuwait Airways, flynas and Saudi Arabian Airlines.
- Jazeera Airways, which in January added flights from its Kuwait City (KWI) base to Ahmedabad and Kochi, has now introduced Madinah (MED) to its network. Launched on 12 April, the 969-kilometre link between Kuwait and the Saudi Arabian city will be flown by Jazeera Airways three times weekly using its fleet of A320s, of which it presently has seven. Competition comes from three incumbents, namely Kuwait Airways (four weekly flights), flynas and Saudi Arabian Airlines (both twice-weekly). Jazeera Airways’ next route launch will take place on 9 May when it will begin services between Kuwait City and Mumbai, a route currently expected to be flown on a daily basis.