Low-cost carrier Air Arabia has said that it will resume direct flights to Kuala Lumpur from Sharjah in March next year.

The direct flights between Sharjah International airport and Kuala Lumpur International airport will resume with a frequency of three weekly flights starting from March 20, 2023.

These will be subsequently increased to daily flights from June 2023. The schedule of these flights is below:

Flight Departure Time Arrival Time Aircraft Frequency
G9 802 Sharjah 2.50pm Kuala Lumpur 2am Airbus A321 Monday/ Wednesday/ Friday
G9 803 Kuala Lumpur 3am Sharjah 6.50am Airbus A321 Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday
G9 800 Sharjah 9.40pm Kuala Lumpur 9.10am Airbus A321 Thursday/Friday/Saturday
G9 801 Kuala Lumpur 10.10am Sharjah 1.25pm Airbus A321 Fri/Sat/Sun

Adel Al Ali, group chief executive officer, Air Arabia said: “We are glad to resume our direct flights between Sharjah and Kuala Lumpur, and we consider it a significant route in terms of our expansion plans within the Asian market. We look forward to welcoming customers on our direct flights, falling in line with our commitment to provide travellers with affordable and value driven air services to various destinations such as Kuala Lumpur, which is one of the fastest growing metropolitan cities in Southeast Asia.”

The carrier has recently announced a number of new flights. Earlier this month, it began operating four weekly flights from Sharjah to Milan Bergamo airport.

From its other hub in Abu Dhabi, Air Arabia said that it will connect the capital of the UAE to both Koltsovo International airport and Kazan International airport in Russia, starting December 29, 2022. With the addition of its new routes to Kazan and Yekaterinburg, Air Arabia Abu Dhabi currently serves 28 routes from the capital Abu Dhabi.

During the first nine months ending September 30, 2022, Air Arabia registered a net profit of Dhs867 million, an increase of 242 per cent compared to the same period of last year.