Khuzestan Welcomes Foreign Airline

Khuzestan Welcomes Foreign AirlineKhuzestan Welcomes Foreign Airline

Air Arabia airline will resume its flights to Khuzestan province after a 36- year lapse since the Islamic revolution, the CEO of the Air Arabia office in Iran, announced.

Flights from this airline will commence on October 15, from Abadan Airport, Mohsen Mosayebi told IRNA on Tuesday.

Two way flights of Abadan-Sharjah will operate on Saturdays, Mondays, and Wednesdays. Tickets will be available in all Khuzestan travel agencies.

The city, blessed with oil, gas, petrochemicals, and located in the Arvand Free Zone, in close vicinity to Persian Gulf countries, is a favorable destination for foreign flights, Mosayebi said.

Airbus 320 with capacity of 168 people will be used on this route. The flight will be offered at a competitive price of 4.5 million rials, Rahim Jalali Azizpour, head of travel agencies associations of Khuzestan, said.  The association is trying to extend Khuzestan flight routes to European countries, he added.

Air Arabia flights to Sharjah have already been in operation from Tehran, Shiraz, Lar, and Mashhad, making Abadan the fifth city on its flight routes, said Mehra Mohandesnia, the sales manager of the company. She added, being located in the Arvand Free Zone, passengers using Abadan airport will be offered a 30% cut in customs tariff on their baggages.

People traveling to Sharjah ariport will have flight choices to 70 destinations on the globe.

Sharjah is within easy reach and 14 km from Dubai.