Abu Dhabi: Air Arabia Abu Dhabi will relocate its operations to Terminal A, a state-of-the-art new facility at Abu Dhabi International Airport, from November 14.
Terminal A is one of the largest airport terminals in the world, expected to accommodate up to 45 million passengers per year, process 11,000 travelers per hour, and operate 79 aircraft at any given time.
On November 14, at 17:55, Air Arabia Abu Dhabi will receive its first flight, coming from Beirut, Lebanon, at the new terminal, that same day, at 18:55, it will depart for Kolkata, India.
Mr. Adel Al Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer of Air Arabia, stated that, “We are looking forward to commencing our operations from Terminal A, a world-class facility that will support our ambition to increase our current fleet capacity to meet growing travel demands into and out of the UAE capital. Equipped with advanced technologies to facilitate seamless travel, Terminal A will maximize comfort and elevate our passengers’ travel experience while strengthening Abu Dhabi’s position as a leading global tourism and business hub.”
The launch of the new terminal at a time when air travel worldwide is quickly returning to pre-pandemic levels will play a significant role in determining the course of Air Arabia Abu Dhabi’s future expansion.
The relocation follows the third phase of the airline’s transition into the new terminal. Terminal A is set to prioritize the overall passenger experience and optimize operations while ensuring seamless connectivity for customers.
Ms. Elena Sorlini, Managing Director, and Interim Chief Executive Office of Abu Dhabi Airports, remarked that, “I would like to welcome Air Arabia to their new home at Terminal A, a state-of-the-art terminal with facilities to meet the airline’s growing demands. Terminal A is the ideal base for airlines looking to boost their international connectivity. Providing a raft of cutting-edge facilities for both passengers and carriers, it will further strengthen Abu Dhabi’s global standing as an aviation hub.”