Jazeera Airways continues expansion into Saudi with direct flights to Abha

First direct service between Kuwait and Abha

Jazeera Airways continues expansion into Saudi with direct flights to Abha
  • Three return flights per week

Kuwait: 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.

Kuwait-Abha Flights Schedule


Flight Number




Departure (Local Time)

Arrival (Local Time)

J9 237

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday



10:25 am

12:35 pm

J9 238

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday





Bookings for Kuwait-Abha flights are open and available on jazeeraairways.com. Fares start from KD70 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 kilograms 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.

About Jazeera Airways

Jazeera Airways flies to 37 popular destinations across the Middle East, India and Europe comprising high-demand business, leisure, family and weekend destinations including London, Dubai, Bahrain, Doha, Beirut, Amman, Alexandria, Cairo, Sharm El Sheikh, Assiut, Luxor, Sohag, Jeddah, Riyadh, Taif, Najaf, Mashhad, Kochi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, New Delhi, Lahore, Istanbul, Bodrum, Baku, Tbilisi, Kathmandu, Karachi, Al Ain and Dammam.

The airline operates out of its Jazeera Terminal T5 at Kuwait International Airport where it provides passengers with the ease and comfort of traveling with 12 check-in counters, eight self-check-in kiosks, dedicated passport and security control procedures, duty free shops and restaurants, as well as free WiFi internet service available for passengers when boarding at the T5 gates. T5 also has a dedicated number at 176 and Help Team on-ground to respond to passengers’ queries and guide them through the Terminal.

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