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Air Arabia announces new repatriation and cargo flights

Air Arabia announces new repatriation and cargo flights

All passengers are expected to wear gloves and face masks in order to board the flight

Low-cost carrier Air Arabia has announced its intent to operate new passenger repatriation as well as cargo flights to multiple destinations from Sharjah International Airport, it revealed on April 15.

During April, the airline will operate a mix of outbound passenger and cargo flights to Afghanistan, Iran, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Sudan, Egypt, India and Nepal.

Air Arabia is committed to support requests to operate repatriation and cargo flights and to continue working closely with UAE authorities in this regard.

Further information about the aforementioned flights is available on the airline website or by contacting Air Arabia +971 06 5580000 or a travel agent.

All passengers are expected to wear gloves and face masks in order to board the flight.

The UAE government announced on March 25 that it was temporarily suspending all passenger flights from the country as a precautionary measure to contain the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

However, local airlines including Etihad Airways, Emirates and flydubai have now started operating repatriation flights to select destinations.

Dubai based Emirates announced on April 13 that it planned to operate passenger services to Jakarta, Manila, Taipei, Chicago, Tunis, Algeria and Kabul, adding to the ongoing operations to London and Frankfurt.

Etihad Airways also said it will operate flights from Abu Dhabi to Brussels, Dublin, London (Heathrow), Tokyo (Narita) and Zurich, in addition to those destinations where it was already operating exceptional passenger repatriation flights.

Read: Etihad announces new passenger flights from Abu Dhabi

On April 9, flydubai reported that it had operated 23 repatriation flights carrying more than 2,800 passengers from the UAE between March 19 and April 8, 2020.

Read: Flydubai operates 23 repatriation flights, plans up to 10 more over the next week

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