Posted on: 03 June 2015 by Ross McSweeny
From 10 June, Air Arabia Jordan will begin flying twice weekly from Amman to Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Medina, Saudi Arabia.Flights will operate on Mondays and Thursdays, departing Amman at 00:30 and arriving in Medina at 02:10. Return flights will leave on the same day at 02:50 before landing back at Queen Alia International Airport at 04:35. Medina is the fifth city to join the new carrier’s international route network.“We are delighted by the progress achieved in a relatively short time. In the past month, we have fully established our operations and have grown to serve five destinations, including two in Saudi Arabia,” averred Adel Ali, Air Arabia Group CEO. “With the first phase of our launch strategy now complete, our focus turns to expanding the Air Arabia Jordan network to serve more of the cities where our customers want us to fly.”Air Arabia Jordan currently operates 14 direct weekly flights from Queen Alia International Airport in Amman to Jeddah and Medina in Saudi Arabia; Erbil in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq; Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt; and Kuwait City in Kuwait.Queen Alia International Airport is Air Arabia’s fifth global fixed-based operation, following Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah in the UAE, Alexandria in Egypt, and Casablanca in Morocco.