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Air Arabia adds Athens service

25th February 2009 - 16:33 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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Air Arabia will launch service to Athens, beginning on 21 April. Roundtrip flights will operate three times a week between Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport and Air Arabia’s hub in Sharjah. Air Arabia is the first low-fare carrier in the Middle East to begin operations to Athens.

The airline will fly to Athens on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, departing Sharjah at 18:55 and arriving at Athens at 22:45. Return flights will depart Athens at 23:30 and arrive in Sharjah at 05:20.

Air Arabia’s first destination in Greece is also the carrier’s first destination in a European Union country. In total, Air Arabia now serves 45 destinations across the Middle East, North Africa, Indian Subcontinent, Central Asia and the Southern Europe.

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