Kuwait, December 2, 2021: Continuing its expansion with travel returning to normal, Jazeera Airways took off with its first flight to the largest city in Kazakhstan, Almaty on the evening of December 1. This marks the first ever route to be operated between Kuwait and Kazakhstan, supporting high demand for new tourist destinations as well as trade opportunities between the two countries.

Commenting on the the new route, Rohit Ramachandran, CEO Jazeera Airways, said: “Jazeera continues to expand to unique destinations that are rarely served by other airlines in our region. We’re giving travelers more choice and value offerings for them to enjoy the many activities that Kazakhstan has to offer with its vast landscape, rich culture, and advanced economy.”

H.E. the Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the State of Kuwait, Azamat Berdibay: “We welcome the launch of this direct service as it will without a doubt contribute to strengthening economic, trade and political relations between both countries.”

Jazeera Airways flies to Almaty twice a week, leaving Kuwait on Wednesdays and Sundays.

Flights schedule to between Kuwait and Almaty – Starting December 1st:

Flight Number 




Departure (Local Time) 


(Local Time) 

J9 637 

Wednesday and Sunday





J9 638 

Monday and Thursday





Covering an area of 2.7 million square kilometers, Kazakhstan is the ninth largest territory in the world and a unique destination for a wide range of tourist activities such as sports, wellness, adventure, gastronomic, extreme sports, ecological and cultural tourism. The country is also a family-friendly destination with themed activities and entertainment specifically targeting children. Kazakhstan also offers promising opportunities in the trade and industrial sectors with a strong oil-based economy.

Passengers should review Covid-19 regulations before booking to ensure compliance with local regulations on vaccination and PCR test certificates.

New Fleet Order

Jazeera recently completed an order with Airbus at the Dubai Airshow for 28 new aircraft: twenty A320neos and eight A321neos. The order is valued in excess of $3.3bn at list prices.