Sharjah-based LCC Air Arabia concluded a "landmark" 2008 with a AED509.7 million ($138.7 million) profit, up 35.6% from the AED376 million reported in 2007. Chairman Abdullah bin Mohammad Al Thani said the carrier "managed to sustain growth" last year, which is "reflected in our robust financial results." It increased its network by seven destinations to 44, unveiled its Air Arabia Maroc subsidiary set to operate out of Casablanca and began construction of a 300-room hotel at Sharjah ...

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