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Air Arabia launches Flights between Sharjah and Medina

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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 in Sharjah.

 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 pilgrimage.”

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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