Air Arabia announced today that it will start direct services to the Egyptian city of Alexandria, from the carrier's second hub in Mohamed V Airport, Casablanca. Egypt represents the 12th destination on the Air Arabia's growing network from Morocco. The airline will start its flights to Alexandria on October 4th, 2010.
Roundtrip flights will initially operate three times per week flying to Alexandria every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. On October 31st, flights will operate four times per week every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday departing Casablanca at 15:00 PM arriving in Alexandria at 21:40 PM. Return flights will depart Alexandria at 22:25 PM arriving in Casablanca at 02:00 AM. The new Alexandria– Casablanca route will also connect with Air Arabia (Maroc) network, especially to Europe.
Mr. Adel Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer said: "We are delighted to announce the start of our flights to Alexandria. In one year since the start of Air Arabia (Maroc) operations, we have been able to organically grow our destination map and fleet. We are confident the new services between Casablanca and Alexandria will offer customers a great value for money to travel between the two cities."
Air Arabia launched operations from its second hub in Casablanca, Morocco in April 29th, 2009. The airline currently serves direct flights from its base in Casablanca to the cities of Montpellier, Brussels, Paris, Lyon, Istanbul, Milan, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Bologna, Basel and Venezia.
Air Arabia fleet consists of brand new Airbus A320 aircraft offering its passengers best economy configuration in the market with 32" seat pitch as well as all inclusive free baggage allowance. The carrier offers customers comfort, reliability, and value for money air travel from and into The Moroccan city of Casablanca.