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Kuwait's Jazeera to resume Assiut flights after airport revamp

Airlinne says it will restart flights to Egyptian city from September 10, more than a year after suspension

Kuwait's Jazeera to resume Assiut flights after airport revamp

Kuwait-based Jazeera Airways has announced that it will resume flights to Assiut, Egypt, starting September 10 with four weekly flights.

The airline said in a statement that it had served Assiut from August 2006 until June 2014, when the airport was closed for renovation.

In addition to flights to Assiut, Jazeera Airways also operates scheduled flights between Kuwait and five other Egyptian cities, including Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor, Sharm El Sheikh and Sohag.

The airline will serve Assiut International Airport with four flights a week until October 3, and then with three flights a week.

Jazeera Airways serves a total of 16 destinations in the Middle East and operates eight Airbus A320s.

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