Air Arabia set to link cities in Saudi Arabia, Egypt

Air Arabia Egypt announces new route linking Sohag to Jeddah will start this week
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By Staff writer
Mon 19 Mar 2018 03:35 PM

Air Arabia Egypt has announced the launch of a new route linking Sohag to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia, starting on Tuesday as part of its route expansion strategy.

The 1 hour 20 minutes flight, which will be the seventh Air Arabia route being announced this year, will operate three times a week, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Adel Al Ali, Group CEO of Air Arabia, said: “As air travel continues to grow, especially more so in the Middle East, we will continue to cater to demand in our core markets.

"The route to Jeddah from Sohag will further contribute in the travel and tourism growth of Egypt and Saudi Arabia offering direct connectivity between both cities. This step also underlines our commitment to offering our passengers access to destinations at tremendous value.”

Air Arabia currently operates flights to over 147 routes across the globe from five hubs located in the Middle East and North Africa.

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Last Updated: Mon 19 Mar 2018 03:40 PM GST

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