Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, today confirmed its participation at the Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) later this week, where it will also display its new generation Sharklet equipped aircraft and showcase latest technology and cabin configuration.
Taking place at the Sakhir Airbase from January 16-18, the annual BIAS has grown to become one the world’s leading business-to-business aviation events, attracting 20,000 trade visitors from 35 countries and featuring flying displays, exhibitions and networking.
Air Arabia is bringing one its latest Airbus A320 aircraft, which are the first in the region to feature fuel-saving Sharklet wingtips. The aircraft at display will also showcase Air Arabia’s single cabin configuration and its generous cabin space and seat pitch.
Adel Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer, Air Arabia, said: “With the Arab aviation sector enjoying a period of tremendous growth, events such as the Bahrain International Airshow are important opportunities for the industry to come together to map out the future for intra-regional travel. Our participation reflects the commitment we have for developing the intra-GCC air connectivity and the importance we place on the Bahraini market. The event is also a welcome chance for us to show the public some of our latest innovations, including our new Sharklet wingtips, which are helping to keep Air Arabia at the forefront of technical development and operational efficiency.”
Air Arabia’s A320 will be located at [PAD 4] for the duration of the show.