(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, announced on Tuesday the expansion of service to the Indian capital, New Delhi, from the carrier's primary hub in Sharjah, UAE.
Air Arabia now offers twice-daily flights to the Indian city, making it easier and more convenient for passengers to visit this vibrant City.
Air Arabia, the largest Middle Eastern airline to serve India, currently offers seven weekly flights to Delhi. Starting 1st of September, the carrier will offer flights 14 times per week, departing Sharjah International Airport daily at 07:45 AM and 23:20 PM. Return flights depart Delhi International Airport daily at 13:05 PM and 04:40 AM (local time).
"The rapidly expanding Aviation sector in India is one of the country's major economic drivers," said Adel Ali, Group chief executive officer, Air Arabia. "We are confident that the expansion of service between Sharjah and India's capital will further enhance the air travel options for the residents of both states and positively contributes to the economic development of both countries."
Ali continued, "India has always been a market of focus for Air Arabia and we currently serve 13 cities across India from Sharjah, and this number reflects the ever growing appeal for Air Arabia flights between the two countries and we are looking forward to offer more customers our value for money air travel."
Air Arabia started operations to New Delhi in March 2008. A big number of students and families fly between Delhi and Sharjah benefiting from Air Arabia's network across the GCC, Europe and Asia.