Kuwaiti Jazeera Airways launches flights to Colombo

Business Srilanka

Kuwaiti budget carrier Jazeera Airways has announced the launch of a new service to the Sri Lankan capital, offering direct flights between Kuwait and Colombo twice a week, with connections to destinations served by the airline in the Middle East.

Flights to Colombo will be on Jazeera’s expanding fleet of new Airbus A320neo aircraft, all equipped with HEPA air filters.

Jazeera Airways has also taken every safety and precautionary measure on its aircraft and at Jazeera Terminal T5 in Kuwait to ensure passengers fly safely.

Announcing the flight schedule, Jazeera said flight J9 551 will operate on Tuesdays and Sundays taking off from Kuwait International Airport at 6.45pm and arriving in Colombo at 2.35am. On return, flight J9 552 will depart on Mondays and Wednesdays from Colombo at 3.35am and land in Kuwait at 7.05am. The frequency of this service will be increased progressively over the course of this year.