Air Arabia to open flights to Azerbaijan’s Gabala

Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa's first and largest low-cost carrier, will launch a new route to Azerbaijan, flying to the popular touristic city of Gabala from June 27, the Arab media reported Jan. 8.

The flights will be operated three times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, departing Sharjah International Airport at 13:00 (GMT +4) and arriving at Gabala International Airport at 16:10 (GMT +4). The return flight will depart Gabala at 17:15 landing in Sharjah at 19:50.

Adel Al Ali, group chief executive officer of Air Arabia, said that Gabala is a sought-after destination and is highly appealing to people in the Gulf region.

"Our flights to Gabala increase the offering of affordable travel to passengers in the Gulf and Azerbaijan, and boost our network in the Caucasus region," he said.

Air Arabia currently operates flights on 133 routes across the globe from five hubs located in the Middle East and North Africa.

Air Arabia currently serves Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, with daily flights.