Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Air Arabia launches flights to Chittagong, Bangladesh from Ras Al Khaimah  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN Press - 17/08/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN Press) Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa's first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), today announced that from September 2, 2014 it will run three flights per week from its new hub in Ras Al Khaimah to Chittagong, Bangladesh, further strengthening its connectivity with a core growth market.

Chittagong, Bangladesh's second-largest city with a population of over 6.5 million, is located on the country's coastline and becomes the 98th destination serviced by Air Arabia worldwide and second in Bangladesh; the airline currently runs 14 flights to Dhaka, the nation's capital city, every week.

Air Arabia flights to Chittagong will depart from Ras Al Khaimah Airport at 01:35 on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, arriving at Chittagong at 08:30 (local time). Return flights depart from Chittagong at 21:20 on Tuesdays Thursdays and Saturdays and arrive in Ras Al Khaimah at 00:35 (the following day).

Adel Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer, Air Arabia, said: "Air Arabia is delighted to announce the introduction of our new service between Ras Al Khaimah and Chittagong. We have a strong association with Bangladesh having run flights to the country since 2007. As we close in on our 100th destination worldwide, it is fitting that we are strengthening our connectivity with a market that possesses such strong growth potential for both tourism and business."


"The ever growing appeal of our flights, underpinned by our core value of making flying affordable for everyone, is why Air Arabia is considered the airline of choice for thousands of passengers who travel between Bangladesh and the UAE every month."

In the first half of 2014, Air Arabia opened its second hub in the UAE and fourth worldwide at Ras Al Khaimah International Airport following a long term strategic partnership with Ras Al Khaimah Department of Civil Aviation. The first flight took off on May 6 and the carrier will now offer direct services to eight cities from the hub, including Jeddah in Saudi Arabia; Cairo in Egypt; Muscat in Oman; Islamabad, Lahore and Peshawar in Pakistan; and Dhaka and Chittagong in Bangladesh.


About Air Arabia
For further information, please contact:Tameem Alkintar ASDA'A Burson-MarstellerDubai, UAETel:971-4-4507600Email: Tameem.alkintar@bm.com

 


MENAFN Press




  MENA News Headlines
 Jun 26 2016 - Saudi Arabia chooses financial planners for USD10bn bondMENAFN
(MENAFN) Saudi Arabia has picked Citigroup, HSBC and JP Morgan to arrange its new USD10 billion bond, local financial sources reported.Banks had pitched for roles on the transaction earlier this ...

 Jun 26 2016 - Dubai's new industrial vision to generate USD44bMENAFN
(MENAFN) Dubai has announced its new Industrial Strategy, which will oversee 75 initiatives to add USD44 billion to the emirate's economy.The plan has been approved by Vice President and Prime ...

 Jun 26 2016 - Turkey Anel grasps USD66m in DohaMENAFN
(MENAFN) Turkish-based Anel Mepa has won an USD66.5 million contract for the Red Line of Doha Metro scheme, a report said.In detail, the agreement includes building automation and management and ...

 Jun 26 2016 - Oman engineering college kick off solar projectMENAFN
(MENAFN) The Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) College of Engineering said it's currently working on a new solar project.In detail, the USD559 thousand project is expected to generate electricity with ...

 Jun 26 2016 - Damac awarded USD817m deals in H1MENAFN
(MENAFN) Damac Properties, a UAE firm, said it had awarded 25 construction and consultancy contracts worth USD817 million during the first half of this year.In detail, the leading luxury real estate ...

 Jun 26 2016 - Saudi, UAE say no big financial effect from BrexitMENAFN
(MENAFN) Saudi Arabia and UAE said that they did not expect remarkable effect to their financial institutions after Britain's vote to leave the European Union."Kingdom had already made some ...

 Jun 26 2016 - UAE Embassy in distributes Ramadan aid to Muslims in VietnamEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) HANOI, 26th June, 2016 (WAM) -- The UAE Embassy in Vietnam has overseen the distribution of food aid to 150 underprivileged Muslim families in the Nghia ...

 Jun 26 2016 - Qatar Petroleum announces integration of TasweeqEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) DOHA, 26th June, 2016 (WAM) -- Qatar Petroleum, QP, the state owned petroleum company in Qatar, has announced the integration of Qatar International ...

 Jun 26 2016 - UAE- Ajman Chamber organises 4th diplomatic forum and discusses economic cooperationEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) AJMAN, 26th June, 2016 (WAM) -- The Ajman Chamber of Commerce and Industry, ACCI, organised the 4th edition of its annual Ramadan Diplomatic Forum aimed at ...

 Jun 26 2016 - UAE Space Agency and Lockheed Martin partner to train next generation of UAE national space talentEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) ABU DHABI, 26th June, 2016 (WAM) -- The UAE Space Agency has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with Global technology leader, Lockheed Martin, to ...

more...


 





Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help