Air Arabia to Launch New Routes

2nd May 2005

Air Arabia, a Sharjah based low cost airline, is to launch services to three new destinations, Kabul in Afghanistan, and Sharm El Sheikh and Luxor in Egypt.
“This is a momentous occasion for our team,” said Adel Ali, CEO, Air Arabia. He added, “Whilst our routes have proven extremely popular for both business and leisure, the popularity of the resorts in and around Sharm El Sheikh and Luxor will allow holiday makers the opportunity to take advantage of the value offered by Air Arabia. Our brand is becoming synonymous with value for money and soon we will further extend the savings we offer to people across the region when we launch Air Arabia Hotels.”

A one-way ticket from Sharjah to Kabul starts from 450 AED, departing Sharjah International Airport twice a week, Monday and Friday at 09.10, arriving in Kabul at 12.10 local time. Flights to Sharm El Sheikh will depart on Thursdays and Sundays at 10.00, arriving at 12.45 local time, with fares starting from 250 AED. Sharjah to Luxor flights also depart on Thursdays and Sundays at 10.00, arriving at 14.10 local time, with fares starting from 300 AED.

Air Arabia currently flies from Sharjah on nineteen different routes: ten flights weekly to Alexandria; daily to Bahrain, Beirut, Colombo, Damascus, Doha, Mumbai and Muscat; five days a week to Kuwait; four days a week to Dammam; three days a week to Khartoum and Aleppo; and two days a week to Assiut, Jeddah, Kabul, Riyadh, Luxor, Sana’a and Sharm El Sheikh.


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