Arabia had planned to link with tour operators to
inspire tourists from gulf countries to visit Kerala.
April 12, 2005
The operations of our airline to Southern
India, especially Kerala, would help in boosting up
the Trade and Tourism between Kerala and Gulf as Kerala
had been always projecting itself as a Tourist destination
in the Gulf sector. He said that Ayurveda and the
backwaters could also be marketed in the Gulf.
The airline had planned to link with tour operators
to inspire tourists from gulf countries to visit Kerala.
He said that the present one way fare between Sharjah
and Mumbai had been priced Rs.2999/, which would be
increased following the increase in Aviation Tribune
Fuel prices from the 1st of April, 2005.
Arabia started of their daily flights to Mumbai
from 26 March 2005.
March 27, 2005
Air Arabia LLC, one of
the UAE's national airlines and the first low-cost
airline of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa
region, started of their daily flights to Mumbai from
Saturday 26 March 2005.
Air Arabia's fare structure is based on supply and
demand and fares increase as more seats are booked
on a particular flight. Fares will be at least 15-20%
lower than other airlines. Flights will depart Sharjah
International Airport daily at 16:40 and arrive in
Mumbai at 21:00 local time. From Mumbai, flights will
depart every day at 21:45 and arrive in Sharjah at
23:25 local time. This latest destination in Air Arabia's
constantly expanding network grows the airline's reach
to 12 countries and 16 destinations within
With the addition of its fifth Airbus A320 earlier
this year, Air Arabia will be offering travellers
to and from India the very best in customer comfort
with brand new aircraft combining the widest and most
spacious seats in its class and the largest seat pitch
in the market - that of 34 inches - in comparison
to 29 and at the most 31 inches offered on most regional
airlines. In addition, Air Arabia offers an in-flight
entertainment system with both video and audio choices
to passengers on short and long haul routes.
Added Ali: 'By connecting India to our existing routes,
we can now offer Indian nationals in the region the
opportunity to travel more often at lower fares to
India for business or leisure. We look forward to
enabling Gulf residents and tourists that have not
been able to afford air travel in the past to start
travelling and those who do travel to do so more frequently.'
Air Arabia is a Sharjah government owned airline
currently flying from Sharjah ten times a week to
Alexandria; daily to Bahrain, Beirut, Colombo, Doha
and Muscat; five days a week to Damascus and Kuwait;
four days a week to Dammam; three days a week to Khartoum
and Aleppo; and two days a week to Assiut, Jeddah,
Riyadh and Sana'a.
Committed to enabling customers who have not been
able to afford air travel in the past to start travelling
throughout the region and those who do travel to travel
more frequently, Air Arabia offers tremendous opportunities
to travellers who are looking for competitive fares.
It aims to make air travel more convenient and frequent,
while providing the lowest fares in the market without
sacrificing the standards of safety, quality or service