It will start just in time for Christmas, too…

Low-cost airline Air Arabia is to launch a new direct flight to the stunning European city of Prague later this year.

The 6 hour, 50 minute flight will operate five times per week from Tuesday to Sunday, commencing on Tuesday December 11 direct from Sharjah. That sounds like the perfect excuse for a long weekend in Europe over Christmas to us…

On Tuesdays and Sundays the flight will depart Sharjah International Airport (SHJ) at 8am, and arrive at Prague Václav Havel Airport (PRG) at 11.50am local time. The return leg will depart from PRG at 12.35pm and land at SHJ at 9.40pm local time.

On Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, the departing flight with leave from Sharjah at 3.30pm and arrive in Prague at 7.20pm. The return flight will depart Prague at 9.05pm, arriving into Sharjah the following morning at 6.10am.

So what should you do while you’re there?

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A historic city famed for its traditional and elaborately constructed Baroque buildings, Prague is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic and one of the most popular touristic destinations in Europe.

The Old Town Square and Prague Castle are two of the city’s highlights while many tourists also pay a visit to the huge Charles Bridge and historic St Vitus Cathedral.

If you’re going over December, a visit to the Christmas market is a must.

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