Air Arabia starts twice weekly service to Armenia’s capital city
Flights commence August 16, 2013
· Fifth route launched by Air Arabia in 2013 and 86th worldwide
Sharjah, UAE; June 10, 2013: Air Arabia (PJSC), the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, announced today that it will begin offering a twice weekly service to Yerevan, Armenia, from August 2013.
Around three hours flight time from the UAE, Armenia’s diverse landscape comprises mountains, forests, lakes and waterfalls. The ancient city of Yerevan is the country’s capital and one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, offering a wide array of museums, parks, restaurants and sightseeing opportunities.
Flights will depart from Sharjah International Airport on Tuesdays and Fridays at 08:30, arriving at Zvartnots International Airport at 11.15. Return flights will depart on the same days, leaving Yerevan at 12:35 and arriving in Sharjah at 15.40 (local time).
“Armenia is rapidly emerging as a must-visit destination for tourists seeking great culture and history alongside fantastic scenery and outdoor activities,” said Adel Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer, Air Arabia. “Yerevan adds further strength to our already comprehensive network of destinations in Eastern Europe, and continues the rapid route expansion we have enjoyed since the beginning of the year.”
Yerevan is Air Arabia’s fifth new route in 2013 and 86th worldwide from the carriers operating hubs in the UAE, Morocco and Egypt. Air Arabia will commence Armenia operations on August 16, 2013.
About Air Arabia:
Air Arabia (PJSC), listed on the Dubai Financial Market, is the Middle East and North Africa’s leading low-cost carrier. Air Arabia commenced operations in October 2003 and currently operates a total fleet of 33 new Airbus A320 aircraft, serving 85 routes from three hubs in the UAE, Morocco and Egypt.
Air Arabia carried a record 32 million passengers since its launch and more than 1.4 million in the first quarter of 2013.
Air Arabia is an award-winning airline that focuses on offering comfort, reliability and value-for-money air travel. For further information, please visit: www.airarabia.com.