Abu Dhabi’s First Low-Cost Carrier to Start Operations in a Week

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On 14 July, 2020, the first Abu Dhabi’s low-cost airline – Air Arabia Abu Dhabi – is expected to take off for the inaugural flight to Alexandria. The new carrier will start operations with two Airbus A320 aircraft based in Abu Dhabi International Airport.

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi is the joint venture between Etihad and Air Arabia aimed at offering greater convenience and direct access to the UAE’s capital.

“We are delighted to announce the launch of the first flight of Air Arabia Abu Dhabi. While the global aviation sector continues to witness unprecedented challenges due to COVID-19 pandemic, this step is a testament to the strength of the UAE aviation sector and our commitment to its long-term prospects,” said Adel Al Ali, Group CEO of Air Arabia.