Air Arabia doubles operations to Russian capital

Sharjah-based carrier will now operate flights four times a week to Sheremetyevo
The inaugural flight to Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport landed on Thursday, 1 February.
By Shayan Shakeel
Sun 04 Feb 2018 09:15 AM

Air Arabia is doubling up on flights to Russia, announcing it will increase flight’s to the country’s capital.

The inaugural flight to Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport landed on Thursday, 1 February. The Sharjah-based carrier will now operate flights four times a week on before upgraded the route to a daily service from 1 March 2018.

“Moscow is a metropolis that brims with culture,” said Adel Al Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer of Air Arabia, adding “Through flexible and affordable travel options, we are confident that this new route will complement our existing flights to Domodedovo in making Moscow a unique and unforgettable destination.”

The UAE’s other budget airline, Flydubai, has also been on a spree in increasing flights to Russia on the back of growing tourist numbers, announcing it would begin flying daily to Sheremetyevo International at the end of November 2017.

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