The Sharjah-based, low cost airline, Air Arabia,
today launches flights to the holy city of Medina in the Kingdom
of Saudi Arabia from its main hub in Sharjah, UAE.
Medina is Air Arabia’s 58th destination
worldwide and fourth in Saudi Arabia.
The new roundtrip
flights will operate two times per week between Prince Mohammad
Bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Medina and Air Arabia’s hub
The airline will fly to Medina on Tuesdays and Saturdays,
departing Sharjah at 8:20am and arriving in Medina at 9:50am.
Return flights will depart Medina on the same days at 10:35am and
arrive in Sharjah at 2:05pm.
“Air Arabia is pleased to
introduce service to Medina during the Holy Month of Ramadan,”
said AK Nizar, Head of Commercial Department, Air Arabia. “There
is an extremely high level of demand among Muslim pilgrims for
value-for-money service to Medina, especially during Hajj. We are
confident that Air Arabia’s direct flights to Medina will offer
greater convenience for all those travelling to the city,
especially pilgrims performing Hajj and Umrah, the Islamic
Medina, with a population of 1.3
million, is one of the largest cities in western Saudi
Arabia. Every year over 3 million people visit Medina as
part of Hajj.
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