Air Arabia Increases Flights to Istanbul

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Thursday, 9 July 2009

Sharjah-based Air Arabia has doubled the frequency of its direct flights to the Turkish city of Istanbul. The low cost airline now flies to Istanbul four times per week.

Air Arabia now offers flights to Istanbul on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. On Tuesdays and Fridays, flights depart Sharjah at 12:40pm and arrive in Istanbul at 16:05pm. Return flights depart Istanbul on the same days at 16:50pm and arrive in Sharjah at 21:55pm.

On Wednesday and Sundays, flights depart Sharjah at 21:45pm and arrive in Istanbul at 1:10am on the following day. Return flights depart Istanbul at 1:55am on Mondays and Thursdays and arrive in Sharjah at 7:00am.

The historic city of Istanbul, which has been selected as a European Capital of Culture for 2010, has long been one of the most popular destinations for Gulf-based travellers seeking an easily accessible, value-for-money summer holiday break, said AK Nizar, Head of Commercial Department, Air Arabia. We are extremely pleased to announce the doubling of service to Istanbul, which will ensure that more passengers than ever are able to enjoy the delights of this beautiful city on the Bosphorus.

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