11 July 2011
Air Arabia Egypt announced today that it will start direct services to the City of Istanbul in Turkey from the carrier’s main hub in Burj Al Arab International Airport, Alexandria. The airline inaugural flight to Istanbul took off on June 24, 2011.
Roundtrip flights will operate twice per week between Air Arabia Egypt base in Alexandria and Istanbul Sabiha International Airport. The flights depart Alexandria on Fridays and Sundays at 17:00 and arrive in Istanbul at 19:55. The return flights depart Istanbul at 21:05 (local time) and arrive in Alexandria at 22:05 (local time).
Commenting on the occasion, A.K Nizar, Head of Commercial said: “we are delighted to announce the start of our flights to the City of Istanbul. Turkey has become a central destination and we are glad to start our services twice a week from Egypt, offering travellers between the two Countries a new option for air travel. We are confident the new services between Alexandria and Istanbul 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”.
Air Arabia Egypt only flies new aircraft of the type Airbus A320. On its entire network, Air Arabia Egypt offers full economy class with an average seat pitch of 32 inch and a free baggage allowance. Food and Beverage can be bought during the flight.