The year 2007 saw Air Arabia receive several notable accolades for its successful business and growth. In June 2007, Air Arabia won the Airbus Operational Excellence Award. This prestigious award recognised Air Arabia 's high level of aircraft utilization from 2005-2007 and the high level of operational reliability the airline practiced. The award was given to Air Arabia over all other Low Cost Carriers operating from around the world with fleet of less than 50 aircraft.
In August, Air Arabia won the World Airline Award for best low-cost carrier in the Middle East. The award, based on global, independent passenger surveys of airline standards carried out by Skytrax Research, were the outcome of the measurement of more than 35 different aspects of customer satisfaction levels of an airline's product and service standards. As part of the World Airline Awards selection process, in excess of 14.8 million passengers, of more than 90 nationalities, were polled.In November, Air Arabia was named low-cost carrier of the year at the Aviation Business Awards. Adel Ali, Air Arabia 's CEO, was named "Airline CEO of the Year" at the same ceremony. The awards are the premier airline award ceremony of the Middle East region.