Gulf Air to operate two flights a week to RAK

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Manama, Aug. 14 (BNA): Gulf Air, Bahrain national carrier will start schedule services to Ras Al Khaimah October 3.


This came in coordination with Ras Al Khaimah International Airport (RAK International Airport)


The service will start with two weekly flights, with a view to establish a year-round scheduled operation between the two airports connecting Ras Al Khaimah beyond Bahrain to regional and international destinations on Gulf Air’s global network.


The airline’s Chairman to the Board of Directors of Gulf Air Zayed R. Alzayani attended the signing ceremony with RAK International Airport’s Chairman Shaikh Salem Bin Sultan Al Qasimi.


“As the region’s leading boutique carrier with a global footprint, we look forward to adding Ras Al Khaimah to our network of seaside destinations and increasing our UAE points to three with Abu Dhabi and Dubai,” Alzayani said.


“Today we signed on the commencement of services to proceed with operations to Ras Al Khaimah, and I am confident our passengers will be impressed with all the facilities and services Ras Al Khaimah International Airport has to offer”.


“We are delighted to add Ras Al Khaimah as third destination on our growing UAE network, and we would like to recognise and thank the proactive cooperation with Ras Al Khaimah International Airport as we provide our passengers with a new destination known for its quality tourism appeal and attracts tourists from the GCC and Europe,” Gulf Air Acting CEO Captain Waleed AlAlawi, said.


Shaikh Salem noted that this agreement expands Ras Al Khaimah International Airport’s airspace by introducing multiple destinations from East to West. 


Ge pointed out that this agreement is a great development to cater for the needs of regional and international travellers. 

“This agreement enhances the services between the Kingdom and the UAE; and we are delighted to have this in partnership with Gulf Air,” Al Qasimi said.


F.K.N.