-       First direct service between Kuwait and Abha

-       Three return flights per week

Kuwait, January 14, 2020: Jazeera Airways, Kuwait's leading low-cost airline, operating regionally and internationally, today announced that it prepares to launch a new direct service to its sixth destination in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Abha, serving 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 the Kingdom of 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.