Dubai, Oct 9: The largest low-cost carrier in West Asia and North Africa (Mena), will begin its service to Bangalore on October 15, a company statement said.
The flights will initially operate four days a week between Bangalore and Air Arabia's hub in Sharjah.From October 29 the frequency will be increased to daily.
Flights to Bangalore will leave Sharjah at 2250 hrs and arrive in Bangalore at 0420 hrs. Returning flights will leave Bangalore at 0505 hrs and arrive in Sharjah at 0750 hrs.
Kyle Haywood, commercial director, Air Arabia said ''Our rapidly expanding route destination network between India and the West Asia answers a growing need for passengers travelling between the two economically vibrant regions.'' Bangalore will be Air Arabia's ninth destination in India taking the airline's total destinations to 37, a network that stretches from Eastern Europe, through the West Asia and North Africa, to South Asia.
Bangalore is India's third most populous city and a major economic and IT hub. With its addition to Air Arabia's 11 other destinations in South Asia, the aviation company has become one of the leading low-cost carriers serving this growing region.