05 June 2011
Air Arabia Egypt announced today that it will start direct services to the Cities of Riyadh and Dammam, KSA from the carrier’s main hub in Burj Al Arab International Airport, Alexandria. The airline will start flights to Riyadh on June 9, 2011 and to Dammam on June 11, 2011.
Roundtrip flights will operate twice per week between Air Arabia 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).
Commenting on the new service, AK Nizar, Head of Commercial at Air Arabia Group said: “we are delighted to announce the start of our flights to the Cities of Riyadh and Dammam. Air Arabia Egypt now serves the Kingdom of 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”.
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.