Air Arabia is to launch flights to the Ukrainian capital, Kiev. Effective
15 - 25 October 2008, the low cost airline will fly to Kiev three times per week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Flights will depart Sharjah at
12:25pm, arriving in Kiev at 16:25. Return
flights will depart Kiev at 17:10 and arrive in Sharjah at 23:00.
26 October 2008 - 28 March 2009, the carrier will fly to Kiev three times per week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Flights will
depart Sharjah at 13:00, arriving in Kiev at 16:00. On the same days, return flights will depart Kiev at
16:45 and arrive in Sharjah at 23:25.
Nizar, Head of Commercial Department, Air Arabia said, "Ukraine is one of the fastest growing economies in Eastern Europe, and there is
considerable passenger traffic between the country and the Middle East, particularly for tourism and business. We look forward to introducing
non-stop service between Kiev and Sharjah next month, and to offering our value-for-money service to everyone seeking friendly and efficient
travel between these two dynamic regions."
Kiev is home to many high-tech industries, higher education institutions and world-famous historical landmarks. The city has an extensive
infrastructure and highly developed system of public transport. One of the greenest cities in the region, it boasts a range of natural and
architectural attractions. Kiev experienced record economic growth of more than 7.3% last year alone.
In addition to Kiev, Air Arabia also serves Istanbul, Turkey, and Yerevan, Armenia, in Eastern Europe.
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