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Somaliland: Hargeisa Joins Air Arabia's Growing African network


(MENAFN- Somali Land Sun) Sharjah, UAE;XXJune2017 (Somalilandsun) :Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa's first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC)announcedtodaythatstarting4July2017,HargeisawillbethenewestAfricandestinationadded toitsgrowinginternationalnetwork.

Air Arabia marked its entry into the African market in 2004, and currently servessixdestinations across Egypt, Sudan and Kenya from its main hub in Sharjah.Thenewflights toHargeisa, Somalilandwill operate twice a week,on Tuesdays and Fridays, departing Sharjah International Airport(SHJ)at 03:45 hours, and arriving at HargeisaEgalInternational Airport(HGA)at 06:15 local time. The return flight will depart Hargeisa at 06:55, landing in Sharjah at 11:25 local time.

'Hargeisa offers travellers a unique blend of contemporary and modern experiences from one street to the nextandthe city has all the amenities a traveller could wish for: from culture to commercial and more,said Adel AlAli, Group Chief Executive Officer of Air Arabia. 'We are glad to announce this new route and are confident that this will establish Hargeisa as a destination of choice and appeal to the growing tourismandtradesectors.

Hargeisa,currently undergoing a rapid transformationfocussed on economic growth and development, has anestimatedpopulation of1.2 million peopleand is avibrant commercial centre andahub for the construction, retail andprecious stone-cutting sectors.

Air Arabia currently operates flights toover130routes across the globefrom five hubslocatedinthe Middle East and North Africa.--Ends-

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About Air Arabia:

Air Arabia (PJSC), listed on the Dubai Financial Market, is the Middle East and North Africa's leadinglow-cost carrier (LCC).Air Arabia commenced operations in October 2003 and currently operates a fleet of 46new AirbusA320 aircraft, serving over 130routes from five hubs in the UAE(SHJ & RKT), Morocco, Egypt and Jordan. Air Arabia is an award-winning airline that focuses on offering comfort, reliability and value-for-money air travel. For further information, please visit:.

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