Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Jazeera Airways flies direct to Abha

Kuwait Business

Jazeera Airways, Kuwait's leading low-cost airline, has announced the launch of a new direct service to its sixth destination in Saudi Arabia, Abha.

The carrier will serve the capital of the Asir Region with three weekly return flights every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

Jazeera Airways CEO, Rohit Ramachandran, said: “We are very pleased to be launching the first direct service between Kuwait and Abha, connecting our customers to the popular Saudi tourist destination known for its unique scenic landscapes, historic monuments and breathtaking views from its surrounding mountains.

“The launch comes as part of our expansion in Saudi Arabia, adding to our services to Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam and Taif, as we continue to provide our customers with more direct and connecting routes across the region and on to Europe and the Indian Subcontinent.”

The city of Abha hosts events all-year-long, including the summer Abha Festival, sporting events, shows, exhibitions and musical performances. Hilltop fortresses are a characteristic feature of the city. Visitors of the city can enjoy the Shadda Palace, built in 1927, which is tpoay a museum displaying local handicrafts and household items, in addition to other notable buildings such as the Abha Great Mosque, the Abha Palace Hotel, and the funpark next to Lake Sadd.

Jazeera Airways’ flights from Kuwait to Abha depart at 10:25 am local time on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and return flight from Abha at 13:20 local time.

Bookings for Kuwait-Abha flights are open and available on the Jazeera Airways website and fares start from KD70 ($230) for a return flight.

Jazeera Airways offers passengers the choice between three fare categories in Economy Class: Light, Value or Extra, each providing them with a set of services to meet their needs. Passengers of Economy Class Light, the lowest fare category, are allowed a carry-on and a small bag, and can add on the services they require for their travel itinerary. Passengers of Economy Class Value are additionally allowed 20 kg in checked-in baggage allowance, while passengers of Economy Class Extra are allowed 30 kilograms in checked-in baggage allowance, priority check-in and the ability to choose from the Preferred Seats located on rows 4 to 10.

Passengers can add on services as needed such as excess baggage, a meal from the Jazeera Café, access to the Jazeera Business Lounge, or the new Priority Service for a faster travel experience that includes access to Priority Check-in, Priority Baggage and Priority Boarding.

The new Seat Selection allows them to choose between Premium Seats located on rows 1 to 3 which provide generous legroom with a 33–inch seat pitch, or the Preferred Seats located on rows 4 to 10 which provide a 31-inch seat pitch, or the Extra Legroom Seats located on rows 11 and 12 giving passengers the maximum legroom in the 35 to 38-inch seat pitch, or finally the Standard Seats with 28-30-inch seat pitch are located on rows 13 to 28 / 29 and are designed for the best comfort at great value. - TradeArabia News Service