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Air Arabia adds Eritrea to its network


SHARJAH, 5th December, 2017 (WAM) -- Air Arabia today announced that Asmara will become its first destination in Eritrea, starting from 10th December, 2017.

The flight will operate once a week on Sundays, departing from Sharjah International Airport at 22:00, and arriving at Asmara International Airport at 01:00 local time. The return flight will depart Asmara on Mondays at 01:40, landing in Sharjah the next day at 06:20 local time.

Adel Al Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer of Air Arabia, said, "Eritrea is on the path to becoming an important market for the UAE. Through the launch of this route, we look to boost the trade and bilateral relations between the two countries, and expand our footprint in the African continent. We are excited to commence our operations to Asmara, which will provide affordable travel options to passengers travelling from Eritrea to destinations across our network and beyond."

 

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