DHAKA: Air Arabia, known as low-cost airliner, has come out with a special holiday package to Cairo and Istanbul for people travelling from Dhaka.
Air Arabia Dhaka office assistant manager (sales) Mohammad Maniruzzaman told banglanews that the return airfare from Cairo is priced at Tk 70,000 while from Istanbul at Tk 75,000.
The Sharjah-based airliner conducts 24 flights from Dhaka and 17 flights from Chittagong to Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah every week.
Air Arabia also provides onboard duty-free online shopping -- sky mall -- to its passengers at “extremely discounted prices”.
The airliner also provides several international cuisines onboard from Sky Café at incredibly affordable prices. Passengers could buy breakfast from 3.5 to 6 USD while lunch from 3.5 to 10 USD.
However, Air Arabia has been operating flights from Bangladesh since 2007.
It has won the Corporate Social Responsibility Award in the CSR category in 2012 for its outstanding contribution to the creation of sustainable livelihoods under the ‘Charity Cloud Initiative’ in rural communities.
Under the program, Charity Cloud schools and clinics have been established in various countries including Sudan, Sri Lanka, Yemen, India and Nepal.
Charity Cloud Project has also planned social initiatives against meningitis and breast cancer in Sudan, autism in Turkey, initiatives against heart diseases in Yemen and many more.
BDST: 1957 HRS, JUN 15, 2015