'Air Arabia Maroc' to begin operations in early 2009.Summary: Air Arabia Air Arabia is a low-cost airline based in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. It operates scheduled services to 32 destinations in the Middle East, North Africa, the Indian Subcontinent and Central Asia. Its main base is Sharjah International Airport. , the first and largest low-cost carrier A low-cost carrier or low-cost airline (also known as a no-frills or discount carrier / airline) is an airline that offers generally low fares in exchange for eliminating many traditional passenger services. (LCC (Leadless Chip Carrier, Leaded Chip Carrier) See leadless chip carrier, CLCC and PLCC.
1. LCC - Language for Conversational Computing. Written at CMU in the 1960's. ) in the Middle East and North Africa, announced today that it will commence operations from its second hub in Morocco Morocco, country, Africa
Morocco (mərŏk`ō), officially Kingdom of Morocco, kingdom (2005 est. pop. 32,726,000), 171,834 sq mi (445,050 sq km), NW Africa. in early 2009, subject to government approvals. Air Arabia's second hub in Casablanca will provide the Sharjah-based LCC with a platform from which to reach the wider Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) Refers to that region of the world. For example, one might see products packaged differently for the UK, EMEA and Asia Pacific markets. ) market.
'Air Arabia Maroc' to begin operations in early 2009* New hub to be located at Casablanca airport* Follows agreement signed with Regional Air Lines Regional Air Lines is a private airline based in Casablanca, Morocco. It operates scheduled domestic services and scheduled regional flights to Spain and Portugal, as well as charter services for tour operators and corporate clients. of Morocco * New carrier to provide services domestically in Morocco and throughout Europe
Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, announced today that it will commence operations from its second hub in Morocco in early 2009, subject to government approvals. Air Arabia's second hub in Casablanca will provide the Sharjah-based LCC with a platform from which to reach the wider Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) market. The new airline, named "Air Arabia Maroc," will cover Morocco's domestic sector and operate in selected destinations across Europe and Africa.
Last year, Air Arabia announced the establishment of its second hub following the signing of a management agreement with Regional Air Lines, the leading private carrier in Morocco. Air Arabia will assume management control and apply its successful business model to the management of the newly established LCC.
Sheikh Abdullah Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah,(Arabic: شيخ محمد عبدالله) known as Sher-e-Kashmir (the Lion of Kashmir) (Dec 5 1905, Soura, Kashmir – Sept 8 1982, Srinagar), was Bin Mohammed Al Thani, Chairman of Air Arabia, said: "Air Arabia already enjoys a strong presence in the MENA MENA Middle East & North Africa
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MENA Mission Element Need Analysis region, and has now embarked upon a phase of rapid growth and expansion. In addition to further strengthening our operations in Sharjah, we are keen to capitalise on the immense potential in North Africa and Southern Europe Southern Europe or sometimes Mediterranean Europe is a region of the European continent. There is no clear definition of the term which can vary depending on whether geographic, cultural, linguistic or historical factors are taken into account. . With our new hub in Morocco, we will now be able to expand our coverage across EMEA markets. Work on the Casablanca hub is in full swing and operations will begin early next year."
Mohamed Hassan Ben Salah, Chairman, Regional Air Lines, said: "We are very excited about our partnership with Air Arabia. Since the announcement of this agreement last year, we have been working closely to create an airline that will provide travellers in Morocco and across the EMEA region with greater choices in efficient and cost-effective travel solutions. With its expanded coverage, we are confident that the new carrier will also contribute to the growth of tourism in the Kingdom."
Launched in 1997, Regional Air lines covers nearly all major urban centres in Morocco and four destinations in the southern European nations of Spain and Portugal.
Ithmaar Bank, a Bahrain-based investment bank with global reach, also joins Air Arabia and Regional Air Lines as partners in the newly created company. 2008 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com)
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