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Air Arabia may lease aircraft after Jordan expansion

The budget carrier announced this month it had bought a 49 per cent stake in Jordan's Petra Airlines, which will be rebranded as Air Arabia Jordan

January 19, 2015 4:03
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GCC airlines take safety steps after MH17 tragedy

Expressing deep dismay over the Malaysian Airlines crash, major GCC airlines are taking safety measures to ensure the security of their passengers and aircraft without affecting flight schedules and services.

July 20, 2014 4:21

Seat capacity sky high for region’s low-cost carriers

Middle East airlines witness overall growth of two million seats in 2013.

November 18, 2013 3:26

Air Arabia’s Q3 net profit drops

The low-cost carrier cited a seasonal slowdown in travel during Ramadan, which was from July to August this year.

November 12, 2013 10:30

Air Arabia second quarterly net profit up 30 percent at $18 million

UAE budget carrier Air Arabia said quarterly net profit rose 30.7 percent at 66.15 million dirhams ($18 million), beating analysts' forecasts.

August 7, 2012 10:05
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Adel Al Ali, CEO of the region’s first low-cost airline, Air Arabia, talks expansion plans and dealing with increasing competition.

June 27, 2012 11:15
UAE’s Air Arabia Q4 profits up 7 percent

UAE’s Air Arabia Q4 profits up 7 percent

UAE’s Sharjah-based budget carrier Air Arabia reported a seven percent rise in fourth-quarter net profit, as it introduced new routes despite a challenging environment with ongoing regional unrest.

February 25, 2012 12:33
UAE’s Air Arabia Q2 profit edges up 2 pct, beats estimates

UAE’s Air Arabia Q2 profit edges up 2 pct, beats estimates

Co posts Q2 net profit of 51 mln dirhams, Q2 revenues at 592 million dirhams

August 4, 2011 8:54
Low-cost carriers spread their wings

Low-cost carriers spread their wings

Low-cost carriers continue their ascent within the region’s travel sector writes Kathi Everden.

May 22, 2011 2:12
Air Arabia vs. Fly Dubai

Air Arabia vs. Fly Dubai

The Travel Market got Kipp planning a quick escape. Thank goodness budget airlines afford us a cost effective getaway. So which one will it be? Air Arabia or Fly Dubai?

May 3, 2011 4:10