RAK Airways expands daily flights in UAE

19/10/2011 - Ras Al Khaimah Property News Posted by Neil King
RAK Airways expands daily flights in UAE

Ras al Khaimah-based airline RAK Airways has announced that it is to expand its presence in the UAE by introducing daily flights to Kuwait and Doha in Qatar.Daily services will launch from October 30th for services to Doha, followed by seven flights a week to Kuwait from November 20th.With these additions, the airline now flies to nine destinations.Omar Jahameh, chief executive of RAK Airways, said the new routes are "further[ing] its footprint in the GCC region"."We marked our entry into Qatar in July this year, with four flights a week to Doha. With the latent opportunities in Qatar in the lead up to the 2022 World Cup, we have increased the frequency of our flights, to enhance our offering for business travellers looking to capitalise on the resulting rise in trade and tourism," he added.The airline is also looking to expand its services even further to take advantage of transfers among passengers from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Egypt in particular.RAK Airways celebrated its first anniversary since its re-launch last week (October 10th) by announcing two new flights a week to Peshawar and Lahore in Pakistan.