Air Arabia touches down in Trabzon, Turkey

  • Trabzon joins Istanbul as Air Arabia’s latest Turkish destination
  • Five weekly flights connecting Sharjah and Trabzon

Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) launched its inaugural flight to Trabzon as its latest Turkish destination.

The new seasonal and direct service provides passengers the chance to discover Turkey’s historic port city, in addition to its already existing services to Istanbul.

The flight operates five times weekly on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays the flight departs Sharjah International Airport at 21:45, and arrives at Trabzon International Airport at 00:20 local time the next day. The return service will depart Trabzon at 01:00, landing in Sharjah at 05:15 local time. On Tuesdays the flight departs Sharjah at 13:15 and arrives at Trabzon at 15:50; return flights depart Trabzon at 16:30 and land in Sharjah at 20:45. While flights on Sundays depart from Sharjah at 16:35 and land in Trabzon at 19:10; return flights depart at 19:50 and arrive at Sharjah at 00:05 the next day.

“Trabzon provides travellers with a unique opportunity to experience Turkey’s coastal region and witness the history behind one of the oldest trading ports in the country. The new route is a testament to Air Arabia’s commitment to providing affordable holiday destinations to passengers travelling from the UAE,” said Adel Al Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer of Air Arabia. “We are confident that the new destination will provide our visitors with a unique holiday getaway, and further cement trade and bilateral ties between the two nations.”

Resting on the bank of the Black Sea, Trabzon is a city filled with historical significance. Featuring a unique coastal backdrop, this picturesque city is known best for its mystical architecture and bazaars. Situated on the upper east side of the country, Trabzon is a calm metropolis distant from the hustle of Istanbul and Ankara.

Air Arabia currently operates flights to 130 routes across the globe from five hubs located in the Middle East and North Africa.