SATA opens its first branch in Dubai
To expand its network to 15 in U.A.E. by 2013
Dubai, 18th Dec, 2012: H.E Shaikh Abdulla Bin Mohammed Al Thani, Chairman Department of Civil Aviation, yesterday officially inaugurated Sharjah Airport Travel agency’s new branch in Dubai.
The ceremony was attended by H.E Dr. Ghanem Al Hajri, Chairman, Sharjah Airport Authority, H.E. Mr. Ali Salim Al Midfa, Director General of Sharjah Airport Authority, H.E Sheikh Khalid Bin Isam Al Qassimi, Director General Department of Civil Aviation and Mr. Arshad Munir, General Manager of SATA, other government officials, airline and trade partners, to mention a few.
H.E. Dr Ghanem Al Hajri, Chairman of Sharjah Airport Authority said: “The opening of the new branch in Dubai is in line with the management’s directives of strategically expanding SATA’s network of branches and delivering the best services to all its clients.” He added: "We have the pleasure to add a new branch to our constantly growing network. We believe that Dubai branch will provide the best and most innovative products and travel solutions to all our discerning customers according to the highest travel and ticketing standards. We will remain faithful to our expansion plans by opening new branches in vital areas. We believe that it is very important to access the important market such as Dubai which will contribute to increase SATA’s customer base. It reflects positively on its operations and revenues. This is the first branch in Dubai and 11th Branch in U.A.E, which will add a substantial value to SATA network in 2012.
Mr. Arshad Munir, General Manager of SATA said: “Adding another feather to the cap, we are opening our 11th branch in City Bay Center, next to Ramada Continental hotel opposite Abu Hail Metro station 2, Dubai. The location is one of the most easily accessed, with Abu hail Metro station 2 and Abu Hail Bus stand just few yards away. We always hope to deliver our customers something distinct and extra ordinary keeping in pace with our expansion plan. This branch is manned by experienced and highly trained travel professionals who will endeavor to provide seamless service to all our esteemed clients visiting this location.”
He added: “We aspire to widen our aspects by opening our next branch in Abu Dhabi and shortly open our branches in other emirates very soon.
SATA operates a 24-hour branch at Sharjah International Airport, handling a variety of travel and tour solutions for the leisure and business travelers. Its services include airlines reservation and ticketing, inbound and outbound holidays, inbound activities, worldwide hotel reservation, car rental, travel insurance, Umrah service, visa assistance services and much more. It has its main office located in the heart of Sharjah, on Ibrahim Al Midfa Road, near the GPO. A fully accredited IATA Travel Agency, it has now 11 branches in Sharjah and Dubai and Northern Emirates.