Dhaka: Kuwaiti airline Jazeera Airways is launching flights to two new European destinations during the summer 2023 season, one to Albania’s Tirana and another to Germany’s Munich, increasing its network to 13 destinations in the continent.
From Kuwait City, the airline will begin flights to Albania’s capital Tirana from May 9, 2023, operating three return trips per week.
As per reports, the airline will operate Airbus A320neo aircraft on the 2,879-km (1,555-nm) route.
The move will mark Jazeera Airways’ first service to Albania, as well as the sole nonstop flight linking the Balkans country with Kuwait.
The second new European destination service being launched by Jazeera Airways will connect Kuwait City with Munich from June 13, 2023, marking the low-cost carrier’s first route to Germany. Operations will again be three times per week using A320neos.
The addition of Tirana and Munich to Jazeera Airways’ network comes days after the airline confirmed plans to start its first route to Russia in February 2023. Operations between Kuwait City and Moscow Domodedovo will commence on February 2, operating 4 times weekly.
Overall, the airline has scheduled about 528,000 seats on routes to and from Europe during the summer 2023 season, up from 153,000 during summer 2019.