Jazeera Airways made its first landing in Aleppo International Airport at 3.50 am. Flight J9 412 to Aleppo, Syria, was carrying on board its first travelers to the second largest Syrian city as well as the Jazeera Airways management team headed by Chairman and CEO Marwan Boodai.
As part of the launch activities Jazeera Airways held a reception for senior officials from Aleppo International Airport, Syrian Civil Aviation, travel agents, and members of the press.
Jazeera Airways Chairman and CEO, Marwan Boodai, said
“Aleppo is a key destination in our growing network; it’s the ‘capital’ of northern Syria and a strong trade center.”
He added, ‘today we bring to Aleppo travelers freedom in travel. We bring our easy booking methods, leather seats, ticketless travel, and brand new planes that are looked after by the global engineering services provider Lufthansa Technik.
In addition to Aleppo, Jazeera Airways currently flies to Damascus, Bahrain, Dubai, Amman, and Beirut, and plans to expand its network to include North Africa and the Indian subcontinent following the induction of two brand new Airbus A320s to its fleet in the summer of 2006.
Jazeera Airways is a brand new airline that took its first flight on October 30, 2005 when in introduced low-fares air travel, brand new planes, leather seats, 24-hour online booking and payment (through jazeeraairways.com), seat reservation at the time of booking, and sms booking in Kuwait - making it the fifth airline in the world and the first in the Middle East to introduce this cutting-edge service.
The airline, which recently announced it had flown more than 100,000 travelers in its first four months, currently operates two brand new Airbus A320s that were delivered in October and November of 2005. It also has confirmed orders for six additional brand new Airbus A320s to be delivered over the coming years.