Air Arabia recently launched its inaugural flight to Urumqi in China.
This is the carriers 101st global destination.
Adel A Ali, group chief executive officer, Air Arabia, said: “We recognize Urumqi as a destination favourable to both tourists and business alike. This is a major move for Air Arabia and an important step in strengthening connectivity between economies of the Middle East and Eastern Asia.”
The airline will connect three times weekly to Urumqi from Sharjah. Flights depart Sharjah International Airport on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays at 09:35, arriving at Urumqi International Airport at 18:15 that evening. Return flights leave Urumqi on the same days at 19:05 and arrive in Sharjah at 20:45.