09 January 2012
Air Arabia, the first and largest low cost carrier in the Middle East and North Africa was presented with the prestigious award for best low cost carrier – International at the Travel Agents Association of India Diamond Jubilee Celebration and TAAI Travel Award 2011 held at Taj Land’s End, Mumbai. The award was handed over by Mr Subhodkant Sahay, Union Minister of Tourism and Mr Iqbal Mulla, President of TAAI in the presence of over 800 Travel agents.
Joyous with recognition, Adel Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer of Air Arabia said, “We at Air Arabia are extremely elated to have won this award particularly for it coming from our fellow partner Travel Agents Association of India. This only recognizes our efforts in offering the best while continuing to offer value for money to all our stake holders”.
Air Arabia completed its six years of operations in India and has become the largest international airline to serve the country. The airline’s steady growth has always been driven by significant value to its customer base across India, with its philosophy of offering value for money and greater connectivity to the UAE and beyond.
Air Arabia currently operates flights from its hub in Sharjah to 13 Indian cities. These include Jaipur, Kochi, Nagpur, Coimbatore, Thiruvananthapuram, Goa, Kozhikode, Hyderabad, New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, and Chennai – offering the perfect blend of connectivity from not just the smaller towns, but also from metros and Tier 1 cities across the length and breadth of the country. This makes Air Arabia the single largest international carrier offering the most comprehensive connectivity across India.
Air Arabia has a fleet of new Airbus A320s. From its three main hubs, Sharjah in the UAE, Casablanca in Morocco and Alexandria in Egypt, the carrier serves a network of some 70 international routes spread across Europe, the Middle East, the Indian Subcontinent, Central Asia and North Africa.