Close on the heels of its success in India, Air Arabia, the first low fares airline in the Middle East and North Africa, has announced expansion of its operations with the launch of Chennai-Thiruvananthapuram service in November and operations to Ahemadabad in March 2007.

Air Arabia will now connect six Indian stations to the Gulf following the launch of new operations.

Rohit Ramachandran, regional manager, India, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan said, ‘with the launch of two more stations, we look forward to giving more people access to affordable international air travel. We are pleased to offer connectivity from across the country.’

Air Arabia offers exceptional customer comfort with brand new Airbus A320 aircraft. With a seat pitch of 33 inches, it offers excellent legroom. The airline’s current fleet of 8 brand new Airbus A320’s is slated to grow to 10 by early 2007.

Air Arabia will be launching five new stations in November (Chennai and Thiruvananthapuram) , Katmandu (Nepal) and stations in Syria and Armenia. Significantly, India is one of the largest markets for Air Arabia and contributes in excess of 12 per cent of overall revenues.