Air Arabia Abu Dhabi has announced to relocate operations to Terminal A, an advanced facility at Abu Dhabi International Airport, starting on Tuesday.
Terminal A stands among the largest airport terminals globally, designed to accommodate approximately 45 million passengers annually, handling up to 11,000 travellers per hour, and facilitating the operation of 79 aircraft concurrently.
Air Arabia flights at Terminal A, Abu Dhabi airport
The airline’s debut at Terminal A will commence with the arrival of its first flight from Beirut, Lebanon, at 17:55 on November 14. Shortly after, its inaugural departing flight will head to Kolkata, India, at 18:55 on the same day.
This move to Terminal A arrives as global air traffic is swiftly rebounding to pre-pandemic levels. It marks the third phase of the airline’s transition to the new terminal, emphasizing an enhanced passenger experience, operational efficiency, and seamless connectivity for customers.
Rising travel demand
Adel Al Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer of Air Arabia, eagerly anticipates commencing operations from Terminal A, recognizing it as a top-notch facility that will support the airline’s plans to expand its current fleet capacity in response to escalating travel demands to and from the UAE capital. Equipped with state-of-the-art technologies for seamless travel, Terminal A is poised to maximize comfort, enriching the travel experience for passengers and reinforcing Abu Dhabi’s status as a global tourism and business hub.
Ideal hub for airlines
Elena Sorlini, Managing Director and Interim CEO of Abu Dhabi Airports, extends a warm welcome to Air Arabia in their new home at Terminal A, noting its status as an advanced terminal well-equipped to meet the airline’s growing requirements. Terminal A serves as an ideal hub for airlines seeking to enhance their international connectivity, offering cutting-edge facilities for both passengers and carriers, further solidifying Abu Dhabi’s global reputation as an aviation hub.
At present, Air Arabia Abu Dhabi operates a fleet of 10 Airbus A320 aircraft, servicing 28 destinations from Abu Dhabi International Airport.