UAE may launch new low-cost airline in Abu Dhabi


The United Arab Emirates is looking into licensing a third low-cost airline in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, al-Khaleej newspaper reported today citing the head of the General Civil Aviation Authority Saif al-Suwaidi.

The study is in its final stages, it reported, without giving further details. A third airline would compete with Air Arabia, the Middle East’s largest no-frills carrier, and Emirates unit Flydubai.