Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, announced the expansion of service to the Qatari capital, Doha, from the carrier’s primary hub in Sharjah, UAE. Air Arabia now offers twice-daily flights to the Qatari city, making it easier and more convenient for passengers to visit this vibrant City.

Air Arabia currently offers 10 flights a week to Doha. Starting today, the carrier will offer direct flights 14 times per week, departing Sharjah International Airport daily at 08:30AM and 18:30PM. Return flights depart Doha International Airport daily at 09:20AM and 19:20PM.

“We are extremely pleased to announce the expansion of service between Sharjah and the Qatari capital, Doha which will further enhance the air travel options for the residents of both Gulf States” said AK Nizar, Head of Commercial Department, Air Arabia. “In 2010, Air Arabia carried over 153,000 passengers; this number reflects the ever growing appeal for Air Arabia flights between the two cities and we are looking forward to offer more customers our value for money travel”.

Air Arabia started operations to the City of Doha on January 8, 2009. Since then, the airline has seen increasing demand for the appealing value for money product it offers. A big number of students and families fly regularly between Sharjah and Doha. Further details about the increased services are available on Air Arabia website.