Sharjah24: His Excellency Ali Salem Al Midfa, Chairman of the Sharjah Airport Authority (SAA), has opened a new branch of Sharjah Airport Travel Agency (SATA) in Dubai, in order to meet the growing demand for its services by individual and corporate clients, including booking and issuing airline tickets to all over the world, hotel reservations, holiday packages and cruises, vehicle rental, and tourist trips by chartered planes, among others, The branch opening was attended by His Excellency Sheikh Faisal bin Saoud Al Qassimi, Director of the Sharjah Airport Authority; Mohamed Al Bouqaish, Director of government services department in SAA; and Arshad Munir, General Manager, SATA and Thomas Varghese Deputy General Manager SATA.
Pursuing strategic expansion initiatives
Ali Salim Al Midfa, said: “The new branch opening is part of SATA’s strategic plans to accelerate its expansion activities and to bring its services to a wider segment of the public closer to where they live. In doing so, it hopes to strengthen its position as one of the most important providers of travel and tourism services in the UAE.”
“The branch embodies our commitment to improve the level of our services to ensure that all the travel requirements of corporate and individual customers are met, as SATA is constantly working to achieve its goals and expansion in the region, and the opening of new branches all over the country, especially now that travel restrictions are being eased and will hopefully lead to a revival in travel activity throughout the emirates and the rest of the world,” Al Midfa added.
Delivering a full range of travel and tourism services
The new office will provide a full range of tourism and travel services including airline reservations and ticketing, domestic and foreign holidays, indoor activities, worldwide hotel reservations, car rental, travel insurance, Umrah service, visa assistance services and others.
Established in the year 2000, SATA is considered one of the leading travel and tourism agencies in the country. It works around the clock in its office at Sharjah Airport, in addition to its main office on Al Mina Street near the Central Post Office in Sharjah.
SATA is an authorized agent for ticket sales and travel services for EgyptAir, and the agent for flynas in Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, as well as Uzbekistan Airways. It is accredited by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and a member of the American Association of Travel and Tourism Agencies (ASTA) and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA).
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