Journey 2018



January 8
Qabala to join Air Arabia’s Azerbaijan network in the summer

January 15
Air Arabia Egypt to start service to Italian market

January 21
Air Arabia adds Izmir to growing Turkey network

January 25
Air Arabia wins Best Arabian Airline at Asian Arab Awards 2018

February 1
Air Arabia launches flights to Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport

February 6
Grozny joins Air Arabia’s Russia network

February 11
Air Arabia delivers record 2017 net profit of AED 662 million, up 30%

Air Arabia Maroc launches a bus service between Agadir Airport and the city

Air Arabia Maroc launches a bus service between Agadir Airport and the city

Air Arabia Egypt to start direct flights between Sohag and Jeddah

March 13
Air Arabia shareholders approve ten percent cash dividend at Annual General Meeting

March 25 
Air Arabia receives ATN’s Corporate Editor Choice Award

April 11
Air Arabia Egypt starts direct flights between Sohag Kuwait

May 4
Air Arabia Egypt touches down in Milan, Italy

May 10 
Air Arabia reports strong first quarter 2018 net profit of AED110 million, up 8%

May 12
RAKBANK and Air Arabia Launch First Mastercard Co-Branded Credit Card

June 25 
Air Arabia launches direct flights connecting Beirut and Sharm El Sheikh

June 27 
Air Arabia Egypt launches first domestic route connecting Sharam El Sheikh with Alexandria

June 27/28
Air Arabia takes delivery of two new Airbus A320 aircraft growing its fleet to 53 aircraft

Air Arabia Maroc announces the launch of a new service connecting Birmingham with Agadir starting October 2018

July 3
Air Arabia takes delivery of two new Airbus A320 aircraft

July 14
Sharjah Art Foundation Presents Exhibition A Tripoli Agreement as part of Air Arabia Curator in Residence Programme

Air Arabia Maroc launches new service connecting Basel to Agadir

Air Arabia rolls out new flight safety video featuring people from multiple cultures and ethnicities

Air Arabia signs agreement with SAP for cloud-based Human Resources system

August 6
Air Arabia Maroc supports Young Moroccan Innovative Entrepreneurs

August 9
Air Arabia reports net profit of AED 230 million in first half of 2018, carrying a solid 4.2 million passenger

August 13
Air Arabia announces the launch of new route to Prague in Czech Republic commencing on the 11th of December 2018

Air Arabia Maroc announces a new connection between Pisa and Casablanca which will launch in the summer of 2019

Air Arabia Maroc launches 10 domestic routes

October 4
Air Arabia launches new route to Kabul

October 28
Air Arabia celebrates 15th anniversary with new brand identity

November 6
Air Arabia launches new route to Sulaimaniyah, Iraq

November 13
Air Arabia reports strong nine-month 2018 net profit of AED 530 million

November 14​
Air Arabia selects Thales for its fleet Electronic Flight Bag system