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Air Arabia Abu Dhabi to Launch New Service to Kolkata From March 15, 2023

Starting March 15, 2023, Air Arabia Abu Dhabi will launch new service between Abu Dhabi and Kolkata in India. The route will operate three times weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays with an Airbus A320.

Air Arabia Airbus A321neo - Ccourtesy Air Arabia

On Thursday (February 9, 2023), Air Arabia Abu Dhabi announced the launch of new service between Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) and Kolkata Airport (CCU) in India from March 15, 2023. The route will operate three times weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays with an Airbus A320. Flight 3L 168 will depart Abu Dhabi at 14:25 and arrive in Kolkata at 20:20, while the return flight, 3L 169, departs Kolkata at 21:05 and arrives back in Abu Dhabi at 01:05+1 (all times local).

In Thursday’s announcement, Air Arabia Group’s Chief Executive Officer, Adel Al Ali, said,

“We are delighted to launch this new route, offering our customers an even wider choice of destinations in India. Kolkata is a vibrant city, and this new service will enable us to provide our customers base with more convenient and affordable opportunities for business, leisure, and cultural exchange between the two countries. Air Arabia Abu Dhabi remains committed to provide customers a unique travel experience and value driven products. We look forward to welcoming our passengers on board our flights.”

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi continues to expand their route network, and currently offers direct service to 28 destinations from Abu Dhabi. Kolkata marks the airline’s seventh destination in India, joining existing service to Cochin, Calicut, Trivandrum, Chennai, Mumbai and Ahmedabad.

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi's Schedule to Kolkata, India - Courtesy Air Arabia

Founded in 2003, Air Arabia is the leading low-cost carrier servicing the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The carrier operates a fleet of Airbus A320 and A321neoLR aircraft from five hubs in the UAE, Morocco and Egypt. The award-winning airline offers comfort, reliability and low-cost air travel. Air Arabia Abu Dhabi launched service from Abu Dhabi International Airport in July 2020 and currently offers service to 28 destinations. The carrier has grown their fleet of Airbus A320s from just two aircraft at launch to eight new aircraft operating today. Air Arabia (PJSC) is listed on the Dubai Financial Market.

Source: Air Arabia


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