Air Arabia gets first aircraft of 2006

Air Arabia has taken delivery of its first new Airbus A320 for 2006. The addition of this aircraft takes the fleet to five brand new aircraft, with an additional 3 on order for this year to take the total fleet size to 8 by the end of 2006.

Adel Ali, Air Arabia’s CEO said, “As part of our ongoing aim to constantly strive to cater to passenger needs and offer them additional value, this latest aircraft addition will allow us to expand to more destinations as well as strategically increase frequency to current destinations.”

Air Arabia’s A320s provide in-flight entertainment with a selection of audio and video channels on both short and long haul flights.

Current Air Arabia destinations include Aleppo and Damascus (Syria); Alexandria, Assiut, Luxor and Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt); Aqaba and Amman (Jordan); Astana and Almaty (Kazakhstan); Bahrain; Beirut (Lebanon); Colombo (Sri Lanka); Dammam, Jeddah and Riyadh (KSA), Doha (Qatar); Khartoum (Sudan); Kuwait; Mumbai and Nagpur (India); Muscat (Oman); Sana’a (Yemen); Sharjah (UAE) and Tehran (Iran).