Ahmedabad [India], Jan 18 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Jazeera Airways, Kuwait's leading low cost airline, operating regionally and internationally, recently inaugurated flights into Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, Ahmedabad and held a press conference in Ahmedabad on 18th January, in front of travel agents and media partners to announce its direct flights.
Ahmedabad is the second of three new routes currently planned in to India, following the launch of flights to Hyderabad in November 2017. The first direct flight to Kochi also commenced today at 12:45pm from Kuwait and arrived at 20:10pm.
Flight J9 604 departed January 17th at 00.05am from Kuwait International Airport and landed in Ahmedabad at 06.00 am in the morning. The return flight J9 605 departed Ahmedabad at 06.45 am and arrived in Kuwait at 08.45am local time. Flights will operate initially three days a week on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.
The CEO of Jazeera Airways, Rohit Ramachandran, commented "We are delighted to continue our expansion into India with flights into Ahmedabad, an important economic and industrial hub, bringing more choice to Indian travelers, connecting them to Kuwait and across the Middle East - to Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Qatar. This new service will address the increased travel demands for travel between India and Kuwait providing direct connections for those visiting friends and relatives as well as business travelers."
Jazeera Airways has built a reputation in Kuwait and the Gulf as a low cost champion, offering great value fares combined with unique service offerings such as the innovative Park and Fly facility at Kuwait International airport. The airline will move into its own new terminal early this year providing passengers with an improved experience when travelling in and out of Kuwait, or transiting through.
Jazeera was also recognized for On-Time-Performance by the world's leading air travel intelligence company, OAG and for best value flights and service in the region winning the 'Low Cost Airline of the Year' Award at the 2017 Aviation Business Awards.
Manoj K. Gangal, Ahmedabad Airport Director, Airport Authority of India said, "We predict this is vital for both the brand and our state, as Jazeera Airways extends its services to accommodate the 8th busiest airport in India. We welcome Jazeera Airways to our thriving hub and look forward to connecting our travelers to the wider Middle Eastern region - Kuwait, Bahrain, Jeddah, Riyadh, Dubai and more.
Flying to over 20 destinations across the Middle East, Europe & India, Jazeera Airways operates a reliable fleet of 8 Airbus A320 aircrafts with new cabin interiors. Passengers can also enjoy a baggage allowance of 30kg for Economy class and 50kg for Business class. (ANI-BusinessWireIndia)