07 July 2015
Air Arabia announced today the launch of regular services to Tabuk, which marks the airline’s 13th destination in Saudi Arabia and 114th globally.
Starting August 20, 2015, the leading low-cost carrier will operate services on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Flights will leave Sharjah International Airport at 09:20 and reach Tabuk Regional Airport at 11:20. Return flights will take off from Tabuk on the same day at 12:10 and touch down in the UAE at 16:05.
The launch of the regular service to Tabuk is line with Air Arabia’s strong focus to further drive significant value to customers in the Kingdom.
Commenting on the new service, Adel Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer, Air Arabia, said: “The strengthening of our route network in Saudi Arabia with the launch of Tabuk demonstrates the significance we attach to the Kingdom. Going forward, our business focus for KSA will remain to be present where our customers want us to be and continue to offer enormous choice for customers seeking to travel from KSA to the UAE and beyond.”
Air Arabia started operations to KSA with regular services to Jeddah in 2004. Since then, reflecting the overall growth of the Saudi aviation sector, the airline has seen increasing demand for the appealing value for money product it offers. Today, the low cost pioneer operates over 120 weekly non-stop services into the Kingdom and serves Saudi from its hubs in Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah in UAE, Alexandria in Egypt, and Amman in Jordan - to 13 destinations in Saudi Arabia.
Tabuk is the capital city of the Tabuk Region in northwestern Saudi Arabia with a population of over half a million. Tabuk is close to the Jordan–Saudi Arabia border.