Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 29 October 2020

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi to launch flights to Sudan in October

The low-cost airline will fly to Khartoum from next month, taking its network to a total of six destinations

Pyramids of the black pharaohs, Gebel Barkal and the Sites of the Napatan Region in Nubia, Sudan. Getty Images
Pyramids of the black pharaohs, Gebel Barkal and the Sites of the Napatan Region in Nubia, Sudan. Getty Images

Abu Dhabi's first low-cost airline has added another destination to its growing network.

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi will begin flying to Sudan from the UAE on October 7.

Flights to the Sudanese capital of Khartoum will operate via an Airbus A320neo. The airline will operate to Sudan three times per week.

Outbound flights are scheduled to leave Abu Dhabi International Airport at 7.50pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Return services will depart Khartoum International Airport at 10.45pm.

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi will begin flying from Abu Dhabi to Sudan in October. Courtesy Air Arabia
Air Arabia Abu Dhabi will begin flying from Abu Dhabi to Sudan in October. Courtesy Air Arabia

The new route is the sixth to be added to Air Arabia Abu Dhabi's network. The low-cost airline launched in July 2020 and the airline also flies to Cairo, Alexandria, Sohag, Kabul and Dhaka.

Launching in a global pandemic saw Air Arabia Abu Dhabi commence flying with enhanced safety measures in place on all flights. These include High Efficiency Particulate Arrestance air filters in cabins, cabin crew wearing full PPE and food and drink served in hygienic sealed packages.

Travellers flying with Air Arabia from the UAE can get a Covid-19 PCR test in partnership with NMC Hospitals. With an Air Arabia booking, the cost of the service is Dh150 and there are locations in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah where tests can be carried out. Home testing is also available for a cost of Dh190.

Updated: September 24, 2020 11:46 AM

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