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Air Arabia introduces flights to Yanbu in KSA

07 September 2011

Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, announced today the introduction of a new flight destination in Saudi Arabia, from the carrier’s primary hub in Sharjah, UAE. Beginning November 1, 2011, Air Arabia will offer 3-weekly flights to Yanbu, making it easier and more convenient for passengers to travel between the two Countries.

On Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays flights will depart Sharjah International Airport at 13:00 arriving at Yanbu Airport (YNB) at 15:45. Return flights will depart Yanbu at 16:25 arriving Sharjah at 20:30 (local time).

“In July this year, Air Arabia started its flights to the City of Gassim in KSA and today, we are extremely pleased to introduce our new service between Sharjah and Yanbu, which marks the sixth destination in Saudi Arabia reachable via Air Arabia,” said AK Nizar, Head of Commercial Department at Air Arabia. “Air Arabia customers now enjoy an ideal choice for air travel between the UAE and Saudi benefiting from value for money fares and wide spread of destinations with-in the Kingdom and beyond”.

In addition to providing non-stop service to six cities in Saudi Arabia, Air Arabia also offers a range of value-for-money land arrangements, including hotel accommodation and car assistance.