Jazeera to reduce flights out of Dubai

12 May 2009

Kuwait's budget carrier Jazeera Airways will no longer operate flights to Delhi, Mumbai, Sana'a and Salalah non-stop from Dubai starting in June due to 'regulatory restrictions'. Travellers using the airline to travel to these destinations from the UAE will have to go via Kuwait due to 'changes in UAE regulation that restrict directional 5th freedom flying rights'. The 'fifth freedom' of air allows an airline to carry traffic between a second and a third country.

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