Just in time for a winter city break…

Still making festive travel plans? Why not consider the fashionable Italian city of Milan. Effective from December 7, Sharjah-based Air Arabia is offering direct flights to Milan, providing a gateway to its upscale eateries, bustling boutiques and amazing architecture.

The new direct flight connects Sharjah International Airport with Milan Bergamo Airport with four weekly flights, starting just in time for a Christmas shopping spree in the chic Italian city. This is Air Arabia’s first direct flight from Sharjah into Central Europe.

On Wednesdays and Sundays, the outbound flight from Sharjah departs at 6.45am and land in Milan at a local time of 10.45pm, perfect for squeezing an afternoon of sight seeing in. On the return, the flight leaves Milan at 11.45am, landing back in the emirates at 9pm GST.

On Monday and Thursday, an evening flight at 9.55pm departs Sharjah, landing in Milan at 1.55am the next day. The return flight then departs on Tuesdays and Fridays at 2.55am, landing in Sharjah at a local time of 12.10pm.

Return fares are priced from Dhs1,948 with one 10kg hand luggage bag.

Due to its geographical location, Milan is known as the economic heart of Italy and the leading financial centre. But there’s much more to Milan. The culturally rich city offers a quaint mix of historical and modern architecture and is famous for its natural beauty, impressive array of museums and galleries, and treasured cafés and restaurants that serve up local food and warm hospitality in equal measure.

More new flight routes


Giving you even more option for your 2023 getaways, last month flydubai announced five new flight routes to enticing destinations across Thailand, Greece and Italy. You’ll be able to fly to Krabi and Pattaya from January 20, 2023, from March 10, flydubai adds a direct flight to Milan, which will operate 5 times per week initially, before increasing to a daily service ready for the peak summer travel period. Flights to Cagliari, Sardinia and Corfu, Greece will launch on June 22 and June 24 respectively.

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