The company Air Arabia will increase the quantity of flights operated between Kharkov and Sharjah in winter schedule 2012/2013. It was announced by International Airport “Kharkov” representatives.

“The first non-stop flight to this famous resort of UAE from our airport was made in autumn 2011. Flight popularity has been always increasing, for today this flight is operated once a week. We are sure, that in several months, when a new tourist season will start in the Emirates, the tickets will be in high demand. That’s why the growth of the flight quantity is a logical decision” – mentioned Vladimir Vasilchenko, CEO of New Systems AM (the operator company of International Airport “Kharkov” belongs to DCH group headed by Alexander Yaroslavsky).

According to him, the flight price won’t change and will be from 395$ (roundtrip, incl. VAT). The flight will be operated by Airbus A-320 that is able to place 162 passengers. According to a following schedule departures from Kharkov will be twice a week – on Tuesdays and Fridays:


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Winter schedule will become actual since 27th of October 2012.


Sharjah is the third largest city in UAE, an administrative center of Sharjah emirate with population of 519.000. The city is situated on the Persian Gulf to the north-east from the capital – Abu-Dhabi, next to Dubai and Ajman, and thus creating agglomeration. Sharjah covers 235.5 km². The city center is situated along the lagoon with lots of recreation areas and parks.

Air Arabia airlines (Dubai) was created in 2003. It consists of the company groups and is the largest low-cost air carrier in regions of North Africa and Middle East. It operates flights to more than 57 destinations. Air Arabia provides flights to the regions of India (with its famous resorts such as Goa, Kerala, Calcutta, Koshi, Trivandrum), Sri Lanka (Kolombo), Tunisia, Nepal and other popular tourist destinations of North Africa, Middle East and India.

International airport “Kharkov” ( – one of the key objects of the capital Slobozhanshchina, reconstructed at the present time in preparation for the finals of European Football Championship in 2012. Start of large-scale project was given on April 1, 2008, when the company “New Systems AM” (a group of DCH, the owner – a well-known Ukrainian businessman, investor and general coordinator of Kharkov’s preparations for Euro 2012, the president of FC “Metalist” Alexander Yaroslavsky) won the competition for long-term rent integral property complex of Kharkov airport. Reconstruction of the International Airport “Kharkov” is in the format of public-private partnership. The total investment in the project by Alexander Yaroslavsky was $ 107.2 million (airport terminal and surrounding areas). The amount of funding allocated from the State budget for the reconstruction of the airport complex (including construction and airfield control tower) – $ 191.3 million.

Additional information: Press Office DCH, Natalie Spasichenko, +38[050]-357-19-06,>