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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2678

Air Arabia increases frequency to Qatar for Doha Asian Games

By Quintus Perera – Asian Tribune

Colombo, 06 December, (Asiantribune.com): A report from Sharjah, UAE indicates that with the increased interest in the Doha Asian Games, Air Arabia has scheduled extra return flights to Qatar to meet the extra passenger demand during the first week of December starting from the 26th of November to the 31st of January.Air Arabia aircraft taking offAir Arabia aircraft taking off

Chairman of Air Arabia Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Al Thani said: "A lot of effort has been made to ensure the event is a success and we are grateful to Doha International Airport and Qatar's Civil Aviation Authorities for enhancing Immigration and Customs facilities as well as arranging for a temporary airport terminal to be erected in close vicinity to the existing operating international passenger terminal to help airlines such as ours to meet the demand for additional flights."

The Doha Asian Games is the season’s biggest attraction, where people of all ages and races will join in to cheer on the participating champions and witness sterling displays of stamina, courage and determination.

With the increase in flight frequency, timings have been arranged to make travelling to the much anticipated Doha Asian Games convenient to all passengers who are eager to fly!

Starting with a single flight to Bahrain in October 2003, Air Arabia today flies to over 30 destinations across 20 countries, including recent additions like Chennai and Thiruvanthapuram in India, Katmandu in Nepal, Yerevan in Armenia, and Latakia in Syria carrying over two million passengers.

Current Air Arabia destinations include Afghanistan (Kabul), Armenia (Yerevan), Bahrain (Manama), Egypt (Alexandria, Assiut and Luxor), India (Chennai, Jaipur, Kochi, Mumbai, Nagpur and Thiruvananthapuram), Iran (Tehran), Jordan (Amman), Kazakhstan (Astana and Almaty), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Damman, Jeddah and Riyadh), Kuwait, Lebanon (Beirut), Nepal (Kathmandu), Oman (Muscat), Qatar (Doha), Sri Lanka (Colombo), Sudan (Khartoum), Syria (Aleppo and Damascus), Turkey (Istanbul), UAE (Sharjah) and Yemen (Sana’a).

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