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aviationOctober 31, 2022

Launching of new airline route between Beirut & Abu Dhabi

NNA - 'Air Arabia' and 'Saad Travel' celebrated the opening of a new flight route between Beirut and Abu Dhabi, in a reception attended by Caretaker Minister of Tourism Walid Nassar, Head of Syndicate of Travel and Tourism Jean Abboud, Head of Syndicate of Hotel Owners Pierre Al-Ashkar, Beirut Airport Vice President Tony Ghostine and Head of Air Transport Authority Karl Rizk, as well as Air Arabia's Commercial Director in Lebanon Maguy Morani, and officials from the Air Arabia Company in Lebanon and Abu Dhabi, alongside representatives of the General Directorate of Civil Aviation in Lebanon, and owners of travel and tourism agencies.

'Saad Travel' Company Head, Ghassan Saad, gave a brief address in which he praised Minister Nassar's efforts to promote tourism in Lebanon, pointing out that 'the occasion is to celebrate the 19th anniversary of the establishment of Air Arabia and five years of cooperation with Saad Transport, in addition to announcing the opening of a direct line between the capital, Yerevan and Beirut, on December 9.'

In turn, 'Air Arabia' Director General in Abu Dhabi, Jamal Abdel Nasser Al-Masry, gave a speech in which he hailed the cooperation with a well-established Lebanese company, namely Saad Company, wishing it continuous success and progress.

He pointed out that 'Beirut is a very lively market, and the line between Beirut and Abu Dhabi is a must,' commending the 'constructive and continuous cooperation between the Emirati and Lebanese Civil Aviation Directorates.'