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Air Arabia was adjudged in the Low-Cost Airline of the Year category by an expert panel of industry judges for the carrier’s innovation, sustainable performance and continuous growth, said a press release issued by the company on Monday.
Commenting on the award, Adel Al Ali, Group CEO of Air Arabia, said, "Winning the Low-Cost Airline of the Year award reiterates Air Arabia’s industry leadership and the exceptional value that we deliver to our customers. Led by a focus on innovation and a commitment to drawing on the latest technology, we will continue to focus on adding new routes that connect more people across the world while continuously providing added value to our customers."
Air Arabia has added 10 new routes to its global network in the first half of this year. Currently, Air Arabia operates flights to over 170 global destinations in 50 countries from four hubs in the UAE, Morocco, and Egypt.
To add to the customer experience, during the first half of 2019, Air Arabia launched a new complimentary in-flight entertainment system 'SkyTime' that allows passengers to live stream digital content on smartphones, tablets or laptops while traveling with the carrier.
Air Arabia customers can change their existing and new bookings made until March 31, 2020, for travel until Dec.31, 2020, up to 72 hours prior to departure. The airline said the offer is valid for travel from March 22, 2020, and is applicable to all fares including Etihad Guest redemptions and Etihad Holiday bookings.
Air Arabia Abu Dhabi was formed following an agreement by Etihad Airways and Air Arabia to establish the capital’s first low-cost carrier that follows the business model of Air Arabia and complements the services of Etihad Airways from Abu Dhabi thereby catering to the growing low-cost travel market segment in the region.
The Sharjah-based budget airline, Air Arabia, announced it operated a new repatriation flight from Nepal to Sharjah carrying UAE nationals back home free of charge.
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New Zealanders voted to legalise euthanasia in a binding referendum, but preliminary results released on Friday showed they likely would not legalise marijuana.
Hundreds of soldiers were called for duty and heavy machinery deployed in Vietnam on Thursday to search for survivors after landslides caused by torrential rain from Typhoon Molave, which whiplashed the country.
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