Tag: Air Arabia

Low-Cost Airline Air Arabia Abu Dhabi Makes Inaugural Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute It is official. Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, the first low-cost carrier of the UAE capital, inaugurated operations with its very first flight, to Alexandria, Egypt. The brand new carrier launched operations with two Airbus A320 aircraft based at Abu Dhabi International Airport. The capital’s first low-cost carrier follows the business model of Air Arabia and […]

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

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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 […]

Abu Dhabi’s New Low-Coster Secures Air Operating Certificate

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, the new low-cost carrier of the capital city and now the 5th airline in the UAE, has received Air Operating Certificate (AOC) giving the green light for the airline’s operations. Air Arabia Abu Dhabi is a join venture established by Etihad Airways and Air Arabia. The new independent budget airline will […]

Airbus Secures Nearly 200 Orders for Its Aircraft in One Day

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus is enjoying a growing demand for its aircraft programs during Dubai Airshow 2019. During 18th November the European planemaker announced two major deals with world’s leading airlines: Emirates and Air Arabia. Emirates is a long-standing Airbus customer which operates the biggest Airbus A380 fleet in the world. The airline has 112 Airbus A380s, these […]

Etihad and Air Arabia to Establish First Abu Dhabi-Based Low-Cost Carrier

Reading Time: < 1 minute Operating out of Abu Dhabi International Airport, a new airline dubbed “Air Arabia Abu Dhabi” is being set up through a joint venture between fellow Abu Dhabi-based carriers Etihad Airways (Etihad) and Air Arabia. “This exciting partnership supports our transformation programme and will offer our guests a new option for low-cost travel to and from […]

Air Arabia Welcomes the First A321neo LR to Its Fleet

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), received its first Airbus (A321neo Long Range). The aircraft flew nonstop from Airbus’s facility in Hamburg to Sharjah International Airport. Air Arabia is the first Middle Eastern airline to operate the A321neo LR and this delivery is the first of six […]

Air Arabia Delivers Record 2017 Net Profit of AED 662 Million

Reading Time: 3 minutes Air Arabia (PJSC) has announced full-year financial results for 2017 as the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier once again delivered high levels of profitability and growth across the breadth of its operations. Air Arabia’s net profit for the full year ending December 31, 2017 was AED 662 million, a 30 […]

Air Arabia Faces Its Toughest Low Cost Stress Test

Reading Time: 2 minutes On the back of what its CEO calls “an interesting year,” Air Arabia, the UAE’s only publicly listed airline, recorded a four percent drop in net profits during 2016. It’s a remarkably better result than any of the country’s other airlines that have announced their results, making Sharjah’s low cost carrier, arguably, the UAE’s best […]

Air Arabia Confirms Five Additional Airbus A320s

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air Arabia, has announced confirming options for five additional Airbus A320 aircraft. The delivery of the original contract covering 44 firm orders and 5 options will be completed in 2017. The five new Airbus A320 aircraft will be put into service in the second quarter 2017 and have a book value of USD485 million. These […]

Air Arabia to Go Further with A321 Order

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air Arabia is to venture further afield with a new deal to add longer range A321neo aircraft to its fleet. In an interview with Arabian Aerospace, the Sharjah-based airline CEO, Adel Ali said that he accepted that carriers had to refine their offerings to meet market requirements. Adding the 321 to the fleet will enable […]