Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), announced that the next destination from latest hub in Alexandria, Egypt, will be Abu Dhabi. The new service to the UAE’s capital will commence on July 12, 2010.

Roundtrip flights to Air Arabia fifth destination from its Egyptian hub will operate four times per week between Burj Al Arab International Airport, Alexandria, Egypt and Abu Dhabi International Airport, UAE.

The LCC will fly to Abu Dhabi on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Flights depart Alexandria at 22.00 arriving in Abu Dhabi at 02.40 the following day, and return flights depart Abu Dhabi at 03:20, arriving in Alexandria at 06:20 the same day.

“We have received incredible demand from both our Abu Dhabi and Alexandria residents for low-cost travel solutions between the two countries,” said Adel Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer, Air Arabia. “In line with the increasing demand, we are pleased to announce that our fifth destination from Alexandria will connect North Africa to the UAE.”

Air Arabia is the Middle East and North Africa’s leading low-cost carrier that operates over 65 routes from three hubs in Sharjah, UAE; Casablanca, Morocco and Alexandria, Egypt. The airline recently announced plans of launching its fourth hub in Amman, and currently offers its services to Khartoum, Kuwait, Beirut and Amman from Alexandria.

Air Arabia’s fleet consists of brand new Airbus A320 aircrafts, offering its passengers the best economy configuration in the market with a 32″ seat pitch as well as all inclusive free baggage allowance. The carrier offers customers comfort, reliability, and value-for-money air travel.