Air Arabia commences two Iranian routes in a week with Lar and Mashad start-ups
Air Arabia inaugurated two routes to Iran inside a week, launching flights from its Sharjah (SHJ) hub, to Lar (LRR) and Mashad (MHD). The low-cost carrier commenced operations to Lar, Larestan County’s capital city in Fars Province, on 25 August. The new 283-kilometre service is offered twice-weekly with no competition. Air Arabia also offers services to Mashad, the country’s second largest city, after its latest launch on 29 August. The LCC utilises one of its 32-strong (including three at Air Arabia Maroc), single aircraft fleet of A320s on the weekly (Thursday), uncompeted 1,273-kilometre sector.