TTN has reported in the past about Azerbaijan focusing on drawing inbound tourists from the Middle East with special focus on the GCC countries. That plan will get more traction with Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s largest low-cost carrier, launching a new route in Azerbaijan, flying to the popular touristic city of Gabala (also spelled Qabala) from June 27 this year. The airline has existing daily connections to the capital city of Baku.
Gabala comes with its fame of year-round fair weather and natural spectacles. Featuring a moderate climate and a mountainous landscape, Gabala is a destination of choice for travellers looking to spend their summer closer to nature, immersed in the city’s scenic surroundings and rich cultural heritage.
The flight will operate three times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, departing Sharjah International Airport (SHJ) at 13:00 hours, and arriving at Gabala International Airport (GBB) at 016:10 hours local time. The return flight will depart Gabala at 17:15 hours, landing in Sharjah at 19:50 hours local time.
SUMMER IN BODRUM
Air Arabia will launch a new seasonal route to Bodrum in Turkey, commencing from June 13. The flight will operate three times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, departing Sharjah International Airport (SHJ) at 21:45 hours, and arriving the next day at Bodrum’s Milas Mugla International Airport (BJV) at 01:30 hours local time. The return flight will depart Bodrum at 02:10 hours, landing in Sharjah at 07:35 hours local time.
Adel Al Ali, group chief executive officer of Air Arabia, said, “Turkey has always been a favourable destination for families to visit during holidays. The addition of the new service to Bodrum reflects the healthy market for tourism and the common cultural ties that the two countries share with one another. We are confident that our passengers will enjoy this flight to Bodrum, which adds another destination of choice to our network in the summer.”
Dotting the coastlines of southwestern Turkey with its elegance, Bodrum is renowned for its beaches, hotels and trendy dining options. It is a city that is rich with history and beams with Aegean character. The landscape of Bodrum is likened to a portrait of natural beauty and tranquillity, making the destination an unforgettable one for its visitors.
Air Arabia currently operates flights to 133 routes across the globe from five hubs located in the Middle East and North Africa.
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