Sharjah Freight Center (Cargo), near Sharjah International Airport
PO Box 132 Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, announced today that its operations to Hofuf, Saudi Arabia, have commenced from its primary hub in Sharjah.
The new service from the carrier’s primary hub in Sharjah marks Air Arabia’s tenth destination in the Kingdom and 87th worldwide. Air Arabia offers four weekly flights to Hofuf, making it easier and more convenient for passengers to travel between the two cities.
Operating on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, Air Arabia’s Hofuf service will depart from Sharjah International Airport at 17:20 and arrive in Hofuf International Airport at 17:50. Return flights will depart from Hofuf on the same days at 18:30 and arrive in Sharjah at 20:55.
“The launch of Hofuf in Saudi Arabia is a continuation of Air Arabia’s commitment to further expand operations in the Kingdom,” said, Adel Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer, Air Arabia. “With the launch of four times weekly direct flights from Sharjah, we are confident that our customers will benefit from a unique value driven product. Saudi Arabia remains a key focus for the airline, and we look forward to add another destination before the end of the year.”
Offering more than 100 weekly non-stop flights to Saudi Arabia from Sharjah, and its Alexandria hub in Egypt, Air Arabia continues to strengthen its intra-regional Arab network offering customers a wider choice for affordable air travel.
In addition to Hofuf, Air Arabia operates non-stop flights to Riyadh, Jeddah, Madina, Dammam, Qassim, Yanbu, Taif, Abha, and Hail in Saudi Arabia.
Hofuf, often known as a major cultural center, is a city in the Eastern province of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Al Jawatha Masjid, Jebel Gara Caves, Qasr Ibraheem and Al-Oqair Beach are major tourist attractions.