Air Arabia Group

Airline Group


The Air Arabia Group is a Middle-Eastern airline group that holds stakes in several major low cost carriers including Air Arabia, Air Arabia Egypt and Air Arabia Maroc. Originally founded in 2003, Air Arabia provides scheduled services from four major hubs at Sharjah International Airport, Borg El Arab Airport, Amman Queen Alia International Airport and Mohammed V International Airport.

Headquartered in Sharjah, UAE, the Air Arabia Group is the first publicly-owned airline company in the Arab World and is listed on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM: AIRARABIA). All airlines in the group share common 'Air Arabia' branding and employ low cost business models.

Air Arabia subsidiaries include:

  • Air Arabia (100%)
  • Air Arabia Egypt (49%)
  • Air Arabia Jordan (49%, ceased in Mar-2018)
  • Air Arabia Maroc (41%)
  • Air Arabia Abu Dhabi (proposed; JV with Etihad Airways)
  • Air Arabia Sudan (proposed; JV with DAL Group)


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