Kuwait-based Jazeera Airways along with Saudi partners has announced its intention to establish a low-cost airline in the Kingdom, to be based at the King Fahad International Airport in Dammam. The announcement is in line with Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 to expand the tourism and aviation sector.
In a statement on Tuesday, Jazeera Airways said the low-cost airline, to be based at the King Fahd International Airport in Dammam, is being established in line with Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 economic transformation programme, which seeks to expand the tourism and aviation sector.
“Co-ordination is under way with the regulatory authorities in the kingdom to complete procedures to obtain the necessary licences in accordance with the applicable laws,” Jazeera Airways said.
Jazeera Airways operates commercial and cargo flights out of its Jazeera Terminal T5 at Kuwait International Airport. The airline flies to 59 popular destinations across the Middle East, Central and South Asia, Africa and Europe comprising high-demand business, leisure, religious and weekend destinations.
Jazeera Airways currently operates a fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft with a two-class cabin, providing both business and economy services. The airline operates 19 aircraft serving 59 destinations across the Middle East, Central and South Asia, Africa and Europe.