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Air Arabia launches direct flights between Sharjah and Vienna

Weekly flights connecting the UAE and Austria starting September 15, 2019

Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), announced the launch of direct flights between Sharjah and Vienna, capital of Austria, starting September 15, 2019.

The non-stop six-hour flight to Vienna, popularly known as the ‘City of Music’, will initially operate four times a week, on Sundays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and will increase to daily flights starting mid-December.

Flights on Fridays and Sundays depart Sharjah International Airport (SHJ) at 17:35 hours local time arriving at Vienna International Airport (VIE) at 21:50 hours local time. The return flights depart Vienna International Airport at 22:40 hours arriving in Sharjah the next day at 06:20 hours local time.

Flights operating on Saturdays depart Sharjah International Airport at 07:25 hours local time arriving at Vienna International Airport at 11:40 hours local time. The return flights depart Vienna International Airport at 12:30 hours arriving in Sharjah at 20:10 hours local time.

On Wednesdays, flights are scheduled to depart from Sharjah International Airport early in the morning at 07:15 hours local time arriving at Vienna International Airport at 11:30 hours local time. The return flights depart Vienna International Airport at 12:20 hours arriving in Sharjah at 20:00 hours local time.

Adel Al Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer, Air Arabia, said:

We are pleased to announce the new route from Sharjah to Vienna, one of Europe's leading cultural and economic centres. This new service linking the two cities will further strengthen the trade and tourism ties between both nations, while providing our leisure and business travelers with a new choice for value-for-money air travel.
Adel Al Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer, Air Arabia

Vienna is one of the world’s most dynamic and culturally rich cities boasting baroque architecture, museums and art galleries. Vienna has been synonymous with music for centuries, and was home to Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and Johann Strauss. It is famous for its cultural events, coffee houses and the very special Viennese charm.

Air Arabia currently operates flights to more than 170 routes across the globe from four hubs located in the Middle East and North Africa.

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About Air Arabia:

Air Arabia (PJSC), listed on the Dubai Financial Market, is the Middle East and North Africa’s leading low-cost carrier (LCC). Air Arabia commenced operations in October 2003 and currently operates a total fleet of 54 new Airbus A320 & A321 aircraft, serving some 170 routes from four hubs in the UAE, Morocco and Egypt. Air Arabia is an award-winning airline that focuses on offering comfort, reliability and value-for-money air travel. For further information, please visit: www.airarabia.com.

For more information please contact:

Press Office

Air Arabia PJSC

Sharjah, UAE

Tel: 971-6-5088977

Fax: 971-6-5580031

Email: pressoffice@airarabia.com