Wataniya beefs up its winter schedule
Premium carrier Wataniya Airways has revealed details of its beefed up 2010/2011 winter flight schedule.
The schedule, to be introduced from November, will see Wataniya Airways’ popular Vienna service expanded featuring three direct flights a week from Kuwait to Vienna (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturdays) and three flights a week to Vienna via Beirut (Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays).
Wataniya Airways will also continue its services to Istanbul throughout the winter, offering three weekly flights on Tuesdays, Thursday and Saturdays.
Sharm El Sheikh, one of the company’s most popular leisure and short-break destinations, will now be served by four flights a week during the winter, with flights leaving on Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.
The airline will also increase the number of weekly flights to Bahrain to sixteen, improve departure times for services from Kuwait to Amman and maintain the regular three flights a day service to Dubai.
Chairman and Managing Director of Wataniya Airways, Abdulsalam Al Bahar, said: “We continue to accommodate the growing demand for our premium services by expanding our fleet, and we are pleased to introduce our new winter schedule to meet the needs of our ever increasing number of guests.”
Chief Commercial Officer for Wataniya Airways, Lee Shave, added: “We continually listen to our guests and have tried to come up with schedules that fit our guests’ requirements. In our new schedule we have improved departure and arrival times, as well as expanded our guest appeal by offering more flights on some of our most popular routes to accommodate the continually growing and strengthening demand. Vienna, in particular, has been a great success for us and our guests are using it as their entry point to connect to many other cities in Europe and beyond.”