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Sharjah, Aug 3: Air Arabia LLC, the first low-fares airline in the Middle East and North Africa, has announced an additional increase in its frequency on the Sharjah-Mumbai sector. The airline has added six weekly flights to meet increased demand from customers. The additional increase takes the number of flights to13 a week between Mumbai and Sharjah, and will be effective August 15, 2006 till September 10, 2006

The extra flights would depart from Mumbai at 5:40 am and reach Sharjah at 7 am. The flights would depart from Sharjah at 0010 hours arriving in Mumbai at 04:40 hours (all times local). The regular flights between Sharjah and Mumbai continue as normal; with daily departure at 4.30pm UAE time from Sharjah and a 9.45pm departure from Mumbai, IST.

Commenting on the additional flights to Mumbai, Rohit Ramachandran, Regional Manager, India, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan, Air Arabia said: “The additional flights reflect the increase in traffic between Sharjah and Mumbai. Demand to the UAE and the rest of the Gulf is high, with a large number of Indian expatriates keen to get back to the Gulf after their summer holidays. With many families facing difficulties in obtaining seat confirmations during this period, we are operating these flights especially to cater to their needs.

Air Arabia also offers visa assistance with a one day halt for Sharjah and beyond. 

Current Air Arabia destinations include Aleppo and Damascus (Syria); Alexandria, Assiut, Luxor and Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt); Amman (Jordan); Astana and Almaty (Kazakhstan); Bahrain; Beirut (Lebanon); Colombo (Sri Lanka); Dammam, Jeddah and Riyadh (KSA), Doha (Qatar); Khartoum (Sudan); Kuwait; Mumbai and Nagpur (India); Muscat (Oman); Sana’a (Yemen); Sharjah (UAE) and Tehran (Iran). In May, we commenced flights to Kabul (Afghanistan), Jaipur and Kochi (India) and to Europe with Istanbul (Turkey).

Fly Air Arabia to experience the best in regional air travel from quick and easy online booking to brand new Airbus A320 aircraft. Air Arabia offers tremendous opportunities to travellers who are looking for competitive fares, making air travel more convenient and frequent, while providing the lowest fares in the market with a strong focus on quality and service.

Bookings can be made through Air Arabia’s call centre in Mumbai on (+91 22) 28395240 or in Sharjah on (+971 6) 5580000, Air Arabia Sales Centres and appointed travel agents.


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