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Air Arabia Egypt to start direct flights between Sohag and Jeddah

Posted 19 March 2018 · Add Comment

Air Arabia Egypt will launch a new route linking Sohag in Egypt to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia, starting March 20, 2018.

The one hour 20 minutes flight, which will be the seventh Air Arabia new route being announced this year, will operate three times a week, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, departing from Sohag International Airport (HMB) at 0625 hours and arriving in King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) at 0900 hours. The return flight will depart Jeddah at 0950 hours and land back in Sohag at 1030 hours local time the same day.

Adel Al Ali, Group chief executive officer of Air Arabia, said: “As air travel continues to grow, especially more so in the Middle East, we will continue to cater to demand in our core markets. The route to Jeddah from Sohag will further contribute in the travel and tourism growth of Egypt and Saudi Arabia offering direct connectivity between both cities. This step also underlines our commitment to offering our passengers access to destinations at tremendous value.”

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