FIFA World Cup 2022: Air Arabia adds 14 shuttle flights from Sharjah for fans

By Rahul Vaimal, Associate Editor
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Air Arabia's Airbus A320 | Image Courtesy: Air Arabia Press

Extending its support to football fans who are eager to travel to Qatar for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, UAE-based low-cost airline Air Arabia had added 14 daily shuttle flights from Sharjah International Airport to Hamad International Airport in Doha to enable smooth travel for ticket holders of the marquee event. 

These shuttle flights, expected to operate from November 21 until December 18, will be reserved only for ticket holders of games at the 2022 World Cup, Qatar. These schedules will be run in conjunction with Air Arabia’s three daily scheduled flights to Doha.

In a statement, Air Arabia revealed that each passenger boarding these exclusive shuttle flights will be allowed to carry 10 kg of hand baggage with them.

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Adel Al Ali
CEO – Air Arabia

“We are pleased to announce Air Arabia’s shuttle flights between Sharjah and Doha during the FIFA World Cup 2022, which will provide fans with easy, reliable, and timely access in and out of Doha to enjoy the matches and return right after.”

Access to Qatar 

Providing clarity about procedures of entry into Qatar for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the Air Arabia CEO explained that, ticket holders of the event will have to register for a Hayya card through their official website in order to be able to enter Qatar, access the stadiums as well as get free transportation to and from the stadiums using the Doha metro directly from Hamad International Airport.

The Airline has urged flyers to plan their trips cautiously, taking into account that they must arrive in Doha at least four hours before the match, and depart four hours after the game.

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