RAK Airways adds Cairo as fifth destination

RAS AL KHAIMAH — RAK Airways has added a fifth destination to its growing route network with three weekly flights to Cairo-Egypt effective from December 15.

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Published: Mon 29 Nov 2010, 10:57 PM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 2:06 AM

“With the announcement of our fifth destination to Cairo, RAK Airways has highlighted its commitment to expanding it’s route network. We are pleased to have delivered on our mandate of adding three additional routes for our passengers within two months of relaunching our operations,” RAK Airways Chairman Shaikh Omar bin Saqr Al Qasimi said.

“With new destinations to Cairo, Dhaka and Chittagong set for take-off on December 15, RAK Airways will be able to further enhance our high-value offering. With our competitive fares, load factors on our inaugural routes have been extremely positive and we are optimistic that we will be able to replicate this success with our Egypt and Bangladesh routes,” Shaikh Omar added.

RAK Airways’ new routes will be operated using two Boeing 737-800s.

Flights to Cairo will be on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday leaving RAK International Airport at 0700 and arriving in Cairo at 0850. Return flights from Cairo will be on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday leaving at 0950 and arriving at RAK International Airport at 1520. Included in the price of each RAK Airways flight is a full hot meal and beverages on-board all flights, a baggage allowance of 30 kilogrammes per passenger as well as the normal hand baggage allowance and free shuttle service between other emirates and RAK International Airport for each flight.

RAK Airways also offers free parking for passengers who wish to drive to RAK International Airport which is 40 minutes away from Sharjah and 50 minutes from Dubai.

ismail@khaleejtimes.com



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