Air Arabia Egypt to start Riyadh, Damman flights
Cairo, June 5, 2011
Air Arabia Egypt has announced that it will start direct services to the Saudi cities of Riyadh and Dammam from the carrier’s main hub in Burj Al Arab International Airport, Alexandria.
The airline will start flights to Riyadh on June 9 and to Dammam on June 11.
Roundtrip flights will operate twice per week between Air Arabia’s Egypt base in Alexandria and the Saudi capital. The flights depart Alexandria on Thursdays and Saturdays at 06:45 and arrive in Riyadh at 10:35. The return flights depart Riyadh at 11:15 (local time) and arrive in Alexandria at 13:10 (local time).
Roundtrip flights between Alexandria and Dammam will operate thrice a week. The flights depart Alexandria on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays at 22:50 and arrive in Dammam at 02:50. The return flights depart Dammam at 03:30 (local time) and arrive in Alexandria at 05:45 (local time).
“Air Arabia Egypt now serves Saudi Arabia with 5 weekly flights, offering travellers between the two countries a new option for air travel. We are confident the new services between Riyadh, Dammam and Alexandria will offer customers great value for money to travel between the two cities as well as contribute to the growth of travel and tourism between the two countries,” said AK Nizar, head of Commercial at Air Arabia Group.-TradeArabia News Service