Middle East startup Jazeera Airways plans to operate its first flights on Nov. 16, Chairman and CEO Marwan Boodai confirmed. The Kuwait-based LCC initially will operate about 30 flights per week to Dubai, Damascus, Amman, Beirut and Bahrain. This will rise to more than 75 weekly flights with the addition of destinations in Egypt, India and Southeast Asia. Boodai said he expects Jazeera Airways will carry 500,000 passengers annually by early 2007 upon completion of its fleet. It has ordered ...

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