Air Arabia adds more flights to Damascus
Air Arabia LLC, is operating extra flights to Damascus till August 7
and looking at further extension also. The airline operated extra
flights in July too.
The additional flights have been pressed into service to airlift
passengers who moved to the Syrian capital by land after the shut down
of the Beirut Airport in the aftermath of the Israeli attacks.
The airline will also review further extra flights to Damascus after
analysing the ground situation on a daily basis, depending on whether
the Damascus airport's schedule and capacity allowed such an increase.
CEO of Air Arabia Adel Ali said: "We decided to have additional
frequency on the Sharjah-Damascus sector to facilitate the airlift of
passengers who are stranded in Damascus following the Israeli attacks on
The decision to boost our schedules to Syria reflects our commitment
to the people of this region in this moment of crisis and humanitarian
need. We are putting various alternative procedures in place due to the
unexpected operational circumstances," he said.