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Air Arabia Inaugurates Direct Flights to Uganda, Posts Profitable 1H21

Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa's first and largest low-cost operator, successfully launched commercial operations to Entebbe, Uganda's capital from Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, on Oct. 10. The five-hour, 20-minute flight landed at Entebbe International Airport on Sunday at 1:35 p.m. and was welcomed with the traditional water cannon salute and cake cutting with airport, airline and other executives. Flights will operate three times weekly using the Airbus A320 aircraft and will depart Sharjah on Wednesdays, Fridays and…

Air Arabia Finds JV Partner, Plans Air Jinnah Launch

Continuing to find new opportunities for growth, both Lakson Group and Air Arabia have decided that working together will provide an avenue for expansion. The airline and conglomerate will create a joint venture and launch a new airline in Pakistan, prioritizing the low-cost model. The airline will be called Air…

Etihad Airways and Air Arabia Inaugurate Joint Venture Partnership With…

With no end in sight for the global pandemic and the uncertainty regarding business within the aviation industry, it is the special milestones that help keep the industry stay afloat. For instance, Air Arabia Abu Dhabi inaugurated its operations with its first flight to Alexandria, Egypt, on July 14, ultimately…

Recap: Days 1 and 2 of the 2019 Dubai Airshow

The 2019 Dubai Airshow got off to a slow start on Sunday as only two aircraft sales were announced by the major manufacturers Boeing and Airbus. Boeing could claim a small victory by announcing a deal for two 787-9 Dreamliners to Biman Bangladesh Airlines worth $585 million. The two competitors…