Air Arabia at the re-launch of Sharjah to Yerevan on 16 August. The carrier now offers a twice-weekly service to the Armenian capital, “a must-visit destination”, comments Adel Ali (Group CEO Air Arabia). The 1930-kilometre sector will be flown using an A320 and was previously operated between November 2006 and March 2009.
- Air Arabia introduced Sharjah (SHJ) to Yerevan (EVN) to its route network on 16 August. The low-cost carrier based in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, commenced the twice-weekly service using its A320s to the Armenian capital. The new 1,930-kilometre route is Air Arabia’s only destination in Armenia and is its 63rd destination served from Sharjah. The airline previously operated the route between November 2006 and March 2009. Announcing the return of the route back in July, Adel Ali, Group CEO Air Arabia said, “Armenia is rapidly emerging as a must-visit destination for tourists seeking great culture and history alongside fantastic scenery and outdoor activities. Yerevan adds further strength to our already comprehensive network of destinations in Eastern Europe, and continues the rapid route expansion we have enjoyed since the beginning of the year.”