RAK Airways launches Flights to Dhaka

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Friday, 30 November 2007

RAK Airways took off on its inaugural flight to Dhaka, Thursday 29th November. The full-service airline will fly to Dhaka three times a week, with plans to increase the frequency of flights in the near future.

Commenting on its maiden flight, Captain Khalid Almeer, Chief Operating Officer of RAK Airways, said, "I am pleased to announce that RAK Airways has taken off on its inaugural flight. We have been working very hard to achieve this milestone and are proud to contribute to the economic development of Ras Al Khaimah."

Launched under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince & Deputy Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah. RAK Airways also plans to unveil more destinations, including cities in the GCC countries, India, Nepal, and Tanzania, within three to six months as part of an ambitious growth strategy.

Catering to all passenger segments, RAK Airways will be operating Boeing 757s for its start-up operations, and will consider introducing more flights if it experiences high enough demand. 

The airline plans to undertake trans-continental flights over the next two to three years, and aims to cover about 20 destinations within the Gulf, South Asia, Middle East and East Africa.

Tickets can be obtained from authorized travel agents as well as online via the airline's website.

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