Air Arabia Abu Dhabi to start operation on July 14 with flights to Egypt.
Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, the Emirate's very first low-cost carrier, will take wings on July 14, 2020, with direct trips connecting Abu Dhabi with Alexandria as well as Sohag in Egypt. The inaugural flight will take off from Abu Dhabi to Alexandria on July 14 adhered to by trips to Sohag the following day.
Air Arabia Abu Dhabi will start its procedures with 2 Airbus A320 aircraft based in Abu Dhabi International Flight terminal using the very same value-added product or services provided by Air Arabia across its centres. The customer journey has likewise been upgraded sticking to all local and worldwide standards embedded in place to ensure safety and security methods, as well as health and wellness procedures, are always fulfilled.
Tony Douglas, Group Chief Executive Officer, Etihad Aviation Group, said: "In these unprecedented times, it offers us fantastic pride to release Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, the capital's very first affordable flight. This joint venture in between Etihad and Air Arabia will certainly offer greater ease as well as direct access to the UAE's flourishing capital for brand-new markets worldwide, starting with 2 essential Egyptian paths, and increasing in time.
" Abu Dhabi has made itself exceptional credibility for service as well as leisure travel alike, and we anticipate seeing the emirate remain to prosper as the current worldwide scenario boosts and markets start to resume."
Adel Al Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer, Air Arabia, claimed: "We are delighted to announce the launch of the very first flight of Air Arabia Abu Dhabi. While the international aeronautics industry remains to witness extraordinary obstacles due to COVID-19 pandemic, this step is a testimony to the strength of the UAE air travel sector and our commitment to its long-term prospects".
He continued: "Egypt is a vital travel market and the launch of the initial trips shows our focus on supporting commercial and professional connections in between both countries while offering our consumers with a brand-new value-for-money option to take a trip between both nations."
He added: "Abu Dhabi is a significant travel and tourist hub and Air Arabia Abu Dhabi will, even more, serve this vision by positioning Abu Dhabi as a vital hub in the region for inexpensive travelling. We anticipate broadening Air Arabia Abu Dhabi location network as even more airports open and trips return."
Flights to Alexandria's Borg Al Arab International Airport (HBE) will operate three times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays departing Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) at 15:00 local time and arriving in Alexandria at 16:55 local time. The return flights will depart Alexandria at 17:35 local time, arriving in Abu Dhabi at 23:25 local time.
Flights to Sohag International Airport (HMB) will depart Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) every Wednesday at 14:20 local time arriving in Sohag at 16:00 local time. The return flight departs Sohag at 16:40 local time arriving in Abu Dhabi the at 22:10 local time
Customers can currently book directly by checking out Air Arabia's web site, by calling the call centre or through a holiday company.
Air Arabia Abu Dhabi was created complying with a contract by Etihad Airways and also Air Arabia to develop an independent joint venture company that will certainly operate as a low-cost passenger airline with Abu Dhabi International Flight terminal as its hub. The capital's first low-priced carrier follows the business model of Air Arabia as well as matches the services of Etihad Airways from Abu Dhabi thus satisfying the growing inexpensive travelling market sector in the area.
The MENA low-cost air travel model was first presented in the UAE in 2003 with the launch of Air Arabia as well as has taped fast growth since then.