Posted on: 24 September 2012 by Mark Howells
Air Arabia will launch services to Erbil, its second destination in Iraq, on 14 October.
The carrier will offer four weekly services between Sharjah and Erbil. On Mondays, Fridays and Sundays, flights depart from Sharjah at 07:00 and arrive at Erbil International Airport at 09:00. Return flights will leave Erbil on the same days at 09:40 and arrive in Sharjah at 13:20 (all times local).
On Wednesdays, flights depart from Sharjah at 15:20 and arrives in Erbil at 17:20. The return service takes off from Erbil on the same day at 18:00 and arrive in Sharjah at 21:40 (all times local)
“We are pleased to announce our services to Erbil, which has seen promising growth in past years with major developments across various sectors of the economy,” said Adel Ali, group chief executive officer, Air Arabia. “Our business strategy will continue to be present where our customers want us to be. That said, we are confident that Air Arabia’s services to the fourth largest city in Iraq will further contribute to the trade and tourism ties between the UAE and Iraq.”
The new service to Erbil complements Air Arabia’s existing daily flights to Najaf.