Air Arabia has announced it will soon offer direct flights from Sharjah, UAE to Taif, Saudi Arabia. The low-cost airline will launch the new route on June 2, 2012, and offer three round-trip flights per week.
Adel Ali, the CEO of the Air Arabia group, said: “Our new service to Taif validates our commitment to further support growth opportunities that the Saudi Arabian aviation sector offers. Given the strong economies and the commercial demand for air travel between the two countries, we are confident that the new service will offer our customers a new option for affordable air travel and a great connectivity to the wider MENA region.”
Flights between Sharjah and Taif will be available on Sundays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Out-bound flights will depart Sharjah International Airport at 12:15pm, arriving at Taif Airport at 2:05pm. Return flights will depart Taif Airport at 2:45pm, arriving in Sharjah at 6:30pm.