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Air Arabia to add new Baku service in March

Sharjah-headquartered Air Arabia PJSC (AIRARABI:DFM), the largest low-cost carrier operator in the Middle East and North Africa, plans to launch a new service from Sharjah to Baku in Azarbajian next month, which is expected to be the airline’s first route launch of the year. Beginning 23 March 2017, Air Arabic will operate four weekly flights from its main hub at ...

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Air Arabia confirms options for five Airbus A320s

Sharjah-headquartered Air Arabia PJSC (AIRARABI:DFM), the largest low-cost carrier operator in the Middle East and North Africa, has confirmed options for five additional Airbus A320 aircraft. The delivery of original contract covering 44 firm orders and 5 options will be completed in 2017. The five new Airbus A320 aircraft will be put into service starting second quarter 2017 backlog and ...

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Air Arabia Q3 net profit rises 26 percent

Sharjah-headquartered Air Arabia PJSC (AIRARABI:DFM), the largest low-cost carrier operator in the Middle East and North Africa, has announced a 26 percent increase in net profit for the three months ending 30 September 2016, compared to the same period last year. The company attributes the strong third quarter-performance to the success of its expansion strategy. The airline has added five ...

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Sharjah’s India trade marketing campaign shifts into high gear

Trade, investment and tourism from India have become a top priority for Sharjah, as its trade promotion organisations campaign widely to capitalise on growing interest in the emirate. Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) and Hamriyah Free Zone both launched new marketing roadshows targeting India during the past few days, building on a busy year of promotion activities by Sharjah authorities. ...

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Air Arabia ranked 3rd among top 50 airlines

Sharjah-headquartered Air Arabia PJSC (AIRARABI:DFM), the largest low-cost carrier operator in the Middle East and North Africa, has been ranked third in UK-based Airfinance Journal’s list of top 50 global airlines. The financial aviation intelligence magazine’s top 50 report evaluated the performance of 137 airlines based on a set of operational and financial parameters, including Total Revenue, Net Income, Passenger ...

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Air Arabia reports 14% increase in passengers

Sharjah-headquartered Air Arabia PJSC (AIRARABI:DFM), the largest low-cost carrier operator in the Middle East and North Africa, has reported a 14 percent increase in passenger numbers, carrying 4.1 million passengers during the first six months of 2016, compared with 3.6 million during the same period of 2015. The airline also announced a 3.5 percent increase in net profit, compared with ...

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Air Arabia launches fifth new route this year

Sharjah-headquartered Air Arabia PJSC (AIRARABI:DFM), the largest low-cost carrier operator in the Middle East and North Africa, has added five new international routes since the beginning of 2016. The airline now operates flights to over 120 destinations in 33 countries across the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Asia, and Europe from its five international hubs. This month, Air Arabia began operating ...

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Air Arabia Q1 net profit up 34 percent

Sharjah-headquartered Air Arabia PJSC (AIRARABI:DFM), the largest low-cost carrier operator in the Middle East and North Africa, has announced a 34 percent increase in its net profit for the three months ending 31 March 2016, compared to the same period last year. The strong first quarter financial results exceeded analyst expectations, despite regional economic uncertainties resulting from lower oil prices. ...

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Sharjah handles 10m air passengers in 2015

Total passengers handled by Sharjah International Airport surpassed 10 million per annum for the first time during 2015, growing 5.5 percent compared with passenger numbers in 2014. Meanwhile, aircraft movements at Sharjah international increased by 1.23 percent to 71,426 in 2015 compared with 70,559 in 2014. Sharjah passenger traffic saw strong growth throughout the year, growing by 6 percent in ...

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Air Arabia evaluating Indian airline acquisition

Sharjah-headquartered Air Arabia, the largest low-cost carrier operator in the Middle East and North Africa, has confirmed that it is considering an investment in FlyEasy, a new Indian budget airline that has yet to launch. According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), India’s domestic airline business is currently the fastest growing in the world, showing a ​13.2 percent growth ...

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