Air Arabia adds Taif, Saudi Arabia to destination list

Low cost carrier now flies to seven destinations inside Saudi Arabia.
NEWS, Aviation


Air Arabia, the largest budget airline in the Middle East, has started flying to the city of Taif in Saudi Arabia, from the carrier’s primary hub in Sharjah, UAE, this week.

Air Arabia will offer three weekly flights to Taif, making it easier and convenient for passengers to travel between the two countries.

On Saturdays, Mondays, and Thursdays, flights will depart Sharjah International Airport at 12:15 arriving at Taif Airport (TIF) at 14:05. Return flights will depart from Taif at 14:45 arriving Sharjah at 18:30.

The new service marks Air Arabia’s seventh destination in the Kingdom and 74th worldwide. In addition to Taif, Air Arabia operates non-stop flights the Riyadh, Jeddah, Madina, Dammam, Qassim and Yanbu in Saudi Arabia.

Adel Ali, Group chief executive officer, Air Arabia, said: “The new service to the City of Taif further contributes to the travel needs between Saudi Arabia and the UAE. We are confident that the new service will offer our customers a unique option for affordable air travel and a great connectivity to the wider region. We look forward to developing our services to Taif and the Saudi market.”

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