Air Arabia recently announced the launch of seasonal direct flights from Sharjah to Batumi in Georgia.
The new flight has been introduced to cater to summer tourist demand. Flights will operate from 2 July to 30 September 2016, with Batumi becoming the second city after Tbilisi in Georgia.
Flights will be operational twice a week on Thursdays and Saturdays. They will depart Sharjah International Airport at 13:15 and arrive at Batumi International Airport at 16:40. Return flights will leave from Batumi at 17:30 and will land in Sharjah at 20:50.
Adel Al Ali, group chief executive officer of Air Arabia, said: “Batumi is a growing tourism destination and is popular during summer months. We expect to see healthy demand for flights and further encourage tourism between the two countries.”
The announcement by Air Arabia comes after the carrier launched its flights to Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina further cementing its rapid expansion in Europe.