Are flights to the UAE open you asked? From July 12 to 26, there will be an extensive number of flights being operated by Emirates, Etihad, Air Arabia, FlyDubai, Air India Express, IndiGo and SpiceJet to take Indians back to the UAE and vice-versa.
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Air Arabia, the low-cost carrier which operates out of Sharjah, UAE has announced a special faresale for 72-hours between July 3 to July 5, between Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram to Sharjah and onwards to select GCC and Middle-Eastern routes. Fares look attractive, and include a free baggage allowance of 20kgs as well. Tickets booked under this promotion are valid for travel till August 5, 2013. Here are some of the sample fares indicated on the website, one way. Live From A Lounge is present on Facebook, Twitter & available via email, RSS.
An interesting development is taking place in Saudi Arabia, something at least I haven’t heard of in another part of the world so far. Saudi Arabia’s Aviation department is considering a move to open up the domestic skies to foreign carriers who may want to operated in Saudi Arabia, to create new capacity in the 27 million strong market for flying. Till so far, the Middle-East country only has Saudi Arabian as a full-service carrier, and Nas Air as the secondary carrier. A third carrier sama shut down last year after huge losses. As per reports published in the ArabNews and The National, the Kingdom is proposing to initiate a tender process in January 2012, which will allow various airlines…