For those looking to secure your air-tickets now, there are still deals on airfares on outbound travel from the UAE.
The deals run until the end of the month, with leading airlines including Emirates, Air Arabia and Qatar Airways all offering discounted airfares.
Sharjah-based Air Arabia is once again running its 48-hour limited-time offer to save on airfares. Customers can fly to 18 select destinations starting from Dh270 return all-inclusive. All fares under the offer are less than Dh1,000. One needs to book by today, February 23, to fly until April 30, 2016.
Popular Indian subcontinent destinations are not included in the list but return fares from Ras Al Khaimah to regional destinations are discounted – RAK to Muscat, for instance, is priced at Dh270 and to Doha at Dh399.
A return ticket from Sharjah to Dammam is priced at Dh629; to Beirut at Dh799; to Istanbul and Amman at Dh899, among several others.
Qatar Airways too is running its summer offer to several US cities. There are many flight offers from the UAE to the US.
One can fly from Abu Dhabi to New York (JFK) from Dh3,075 onwards and to Washington from Dh3,585 onwards in economy class. Special fares are also applicable on flights from Dubai.
For example, one can fly Dubai to Houston for Dh3,165 and to Chicago for Dh3,365. Flights taking off from Sharjah, Al Maktoum Dubai (DWC) and Ras Al Khaimah (RKT) are also included on the list.
For these deals, you need to book by today (February 23, 2016) for travel until June 15, 2016. The offer ends just before the summer school holidays in the UAE.
Emirates airline is offering discounts on ticket prices with a promotional code. To avail this offer, customers need to book between now and February 28, 2016, using the promotional code ‘AEEASTR’, for travel between March 13 and April 2, 2016.