Aug 28, 2012
Air Arabia, the largest budget carrier in the Middle East and North Africa is taking the war of seats to the Gulf by expanding service to the Indian capital, New Delhi, from its primary hub in Sharjah, UAE. with twice-daily flights starting Sept 1.
Air Arabia currently offers 7 weekly flights to Delhi. Starting 1st of September, the carrier will offer flights 14 times per week, departing Sharjah International Airport daily at 7:45AM and 23:20PM. Return flights depart Delhi International Airportdaily at 13:05PM and 04:40AM (local time).
“The rapidly expanding aviation sector in India is one of the country’s major economic drivers” said Adel Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer, Air Arabia “We are confident that the expansion of service between Sharjah and India’s capital, New Delhi will further enhance the air travel options for the residents of both states and positively contribute to the economic development of both countries.
"India has been a market of focus for Air Arabia and we currently serve 13 cities across India from Sharjah; this number reflects the ever growing appeal for Air Arabia flights between the two countries and we are looking forward to offer more customers our value for money air travel, added Ali..
Air Arabia started operations to Delhi in 2008. Since then, the airline says it has seen increasing demand for the appealing value for money product it offers. A big number of students and families fly regularly between Delhi and Sharjah benefiting from Air Arabia’s wide network across the GCC, Europe and Asia.