Air Arabia to fly to Hofuf in Saudi
Sharjah, November 5, 2013
Air Arabia, the largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, will launch flights to Hofuf, the airline’s 10th destination in Saudi Arabia, later this month.
The airline serves Hofuf in the Eastern Province from its main base in Sharjah. It is Air Arabia’s 87th global destination.
Starting November 18, Air Arabia will offer services to Hofuf on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, departing from Sharjah International Airport at 17:20 and arriving at Hofuf International Airport at 17:50. Return flights will depart from Hofuf on the same days at 18:30 and arrive in Sharjah at 20:55.
“We are delighted to launch the regular service to Hofuf-Al Ahsa’a, which testifies our promise to expand our kingdom-wide presence,” said, Adel Ali, group chief executive officer, Air Arabia. “As we are committed to offering our value-for-money services to even more destinations in the kingdom, we will continue to evaluate opportunities in this vibrant market. That said, we are confident that the increased air connectivity between the UAE and Saudi Arabia will further contribute to the ever strengthening social and economic ties between both nations.”
Air Arabia currently operates over 80 non-stop weekly flights from its Sharjah hub to Riyadh, Jeddah, Madinah, Dammam, Qassim, Yanbu, Taif, Hail and Abha in Saudi Arabia. The low-cost pioneer also flies over 10 times weekly to Riyadh, Dammam and Jeddah from its Alexandria hub in Egypt. – TradeArabia News Service