Nasair participate at the Arabian Travel Market in Dubai
Nasair the 1st Saudi Budget Airline participates at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) in Dubai from the May 2009. Nasair top executives are attending ATM including CEO Mr. Walter Prenzler and Chief Commercial Officer Dr. Maria Hanne. Nasair is located at Za'abeel Hall stand no. ME 11420 and it is highly prepared to welcome business partners throughout the Exhibition period.
According to Mr. Prenzler, the most important announcement to make at ATM is the ambitious expansion plan of Nasair to 8 new destinations since April 1st 2009 including Kuwait “from Riyadh & Jeddah”, Dammam, Damascus, Latakia, Sana’a, Sharm ElSheikh and Assiut. He concluded that more destinations to be launched in the 2nd half of the year 2009.
Mr. Juan Arbelaez Escallon – Director of Marketing & Distribution stated that nasair is undergoing a tremendous expansion in it flights from its base the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He added that 3 of the new destinations have already been launched to Dammam, Damascus and Kuwait (from Riyadh) and two new destinations are going to be launched within a week time from Riyadh to Latakia and from Jeddah to Kuwait. The other 3 destinations are to be officially launched in a month time to Sana’a in Yemen and Sharm ElSheikh & Assiut in Egypt.
Nasair operates more than 300 flights a week to 20 destinations, 13 demotic cities in Saudi Arabia, and 7 regional to Beirut, Alexandria, Amman, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Damascus and Kuwait. Nasair is continuing the growth strategy to launch new routes based on economical & market studies with international benchmarks.
Nasair which is the 1st Budget Airline in Saudi Arabia, has the youngest fleet of aircraft in the region with 10 aircraft, 6 Airbus A320 and 4 Embraer 190/195. An additional brand new Airbus A320 shall arrive next week from Airbus factories at Toulouse – France to join nasair fleet.
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