Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, has won the ‘Low-Cost Airline of the Year’ recognition at the 13thAviation Business Awards (AVB) gala ceremonyheld recently in Dubai.
Air Arabia was adjudged in the ‘Low-Cost Airline of the Year’ category by anexpert panel of industry judges for the carrier’s innovation, sustainable performance and continuous growth.
Adel Al Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer of Air Arabia, said: “Winning the ‘Low-Cost Airline of the Year’ award reiterates Air Arabia’s industry leadership, and the exceptional value that we deliver to our customers. Led by a focus on innovation and a commitment to draw on the latest technology, we will continue to focus on adding new routes that connect more people across the world while continuously providing added value to our customers.”
Air Arabia has added 10 new routes to its global network in the first half of this year. Currently, Air Arabia operates flights to over 170 global destinations in 50 countries from four hubs in the UAE, Morocco, and Egypt. To add to the customer experience, during the first half of 2019, Air Arabia launched a new complimentary in-flight entertainment system ‘SkyTime’ that allows passengers to live stream digital content on smartphones, tablets or laptops while traveling with the carrier.
In April, Air Arabia received the ‘Best Low-Cost Carrier Award’ by Oman Airports in recognition of its continued commitment to passenger satisfaction and development within the industry.