Air Arabia Launches Services To Athens

(MENAFN- Bangladesh Monitor)

Sharjah: The Sharjah Airport Authority (SAA) and Air Arabia announced that the Greek capital Athens has been added to the newest direct travel destinations for passengers via Sharjah Airport.

The first of these routes was opened this week from Sharjah to Athens International Airport. The new route offers travel and tourism enthusiasts 4 flights per week, operating on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. There are plans to increase the number of flights in the future.

The inaugural flight ceremony was attended by Ali Salim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Airport Authority, Adel Al Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer of Air Arabia, and Antonis Alexandridis, Ambassador of the Hellenic Republic to the UAE, as well as several representatives from SAA and Air Arabia.

Ali Salim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Airport Authority, said:“The opening of the new flight route to the Hellenic Republic is a significant addition to Sharjah Airport's strategic development and expansion plan. It includes providing passengers with more preferred global destinations and diversifying their options in line with the growing demand in the travel and cargo sectors between the UAE and the Hellenic Republic. It is in line with the strength and diversity of mutual relations between the two countries, especially in areas related to business, tourism, trade and other activities.”

Adel Al Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer of Air Arabia, commented:“Athens is the latest addition to our growing EU network from Sharjah, alongside Milan and Krakow. This new route offers our customers in the UAE and beyond more opportunities to explore the Hellenic Republic with our renowned, value-based service.

The launch of direct flights to Athens reinforces our commitment to offering our passengers seamless, accessible and affordable connectivity options. We look forward to welcoming our customers on board to experience Athens' rich history and cultural heritage.”



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