A senior Air Arabia delegation recently joined the carrier’s inaugural flight from Sharjah to Sarajevo as part of three-day programme to commemorate start of flights to Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The delegation was led by chairman of Air Arabia, HE Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohamed Al Thani and other royal, official and trade guests who participated in a series of events, highlighting importance of this new route to bilateral trade and tourism.
Flights to Sarajevo will operate thrice weekly on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, departing Sharjah International Airport at 08.15 arriving at Sarajevo International Airport at 12:20. Return flights will leave Sarajevo at 13:10 before landing in Sharjah at 20:35. Starting 1 July 2016, Air Arabia flights between Sharjah and Sarajevo will increase to six weekly flights.
Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohamed Al Thani, chairman of Air Arabia said: “The launch of direct Air Arabia service will make a significant contribution to strengthening ties between UAE and Bosnia and Herzegovina. During the three-day programme, we explored several opportunities to foster visitor and trade growth between the two countries.”
The airline’s move to start direct flights to Sarajevo from Sharjah is aligned with the carrier’s strategic expansion throughout Europe.