To Colombo They Go: Air Arabia Abu Dhabi’s New Route

To Colombo They Go: Air Arabia Abu Dhabi's New Route
Photo Credit: Air Arabia Abu Dhabi.

Earlier this week, Air Arabia Abu Dhabi announced a new route to Colombo, Sri Lanka, as the carrier continues to grow its network portfolio.

Such services will begin on January 3, 2024, with the route operating on a thrice-weekly basis.

Without further ado, let’s get into it…

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi’s New Route to Colombo, Sri Lanka…


To Colombo They Go: Air Arabia Abu Dhabi's New Route
Photo Credit: Airbus.

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The scheduling for the new route with Air Arabia Abu Dhabi to Colombo is as follows:

Flight Departure Time Arrival Time Aircraft Frequency 
3L 197Abu Dhabi22:10Colombo  04:00Airbus A320 Wednesday/Friday/Sunday
3L 198Colombo  04:40Abu Dhabi08:05Airbus A320 Monday/Thursday/Saturday

Commenting on the new route was Adel Al Ali, the Group CEO of the carrier:

“We are glad to add Colombo to our growing network with direct flights from Abu Dhabi.”

“Air Arabia Abu Dhabi continues its expansion strategy to further strengthen the connectivity of the capital with multiple destinations while contributing to the growth of the UAE’s travel and tourism industries.”

“The new route enables passengers to discover the beauty of the island located in the Indian Ocean and reflects our commitment to offering customers affordable and value-driven air travel experience.” 

Colombo will become Air Arabia Abu Dhabi’s 34th destination in the route network, with plenty of growth experienced over the course of this year.

Their latest route announcement before this was to Lar, Iran, which was announced late last month.

All eyes are now on the carrier to see where else they choose to expand their portfolio into.

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