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RAK Airways adds fifth destination to route network
RAK Airways adds Cairo to its’ network.
December 2, 2010 3:40 by Rasha Reslan
RAK Airways, a national carrier of the UAE, has added a fifth destination to its growing route network with flights to Cairo, Egypt. Effective December 15th 2010 RAK Airways will offer three flights a week to Cairo.
RAK Airways Chairman Sheikh Omar Bin Saqr Al Qassimi said, “With the announcement of our fifth destination to Cairo, Egypt, RAK Airways has highlighted its commitment to expanding its’ route network. We are pleased to have delivered on our mandate of adding three additional routes for our passengers within two months of launching our operation.”
“With new destinations to Cairo, Dhaka and Chittagong set for take-off on December 15th, RAK Airways will be able to further enhance our high-value offering. With our competitive fares, load factors on our inaguaural routes have been extremely positive and we are optimistic that we will be able to replicate this success with our Egypt and Bangladesh routes,” Sheikh Omar added. RAK Airways new routes will be served by two Boeing 737- 800’s.
Included in the price of each RAK Airways flight is a full hot meal and beverages on-board all flights, a baggage allowance of 30kg 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 offers free parking for passengers who wish to drive to RAK International Airport which is 40 minutes away from Sharjah and 50 minutes away from Dubai.
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.
Bookings can be made online at www.rakairways.com; through phoning a 24-hour call centre on 971-7-2075000; through sales offices in Ras Al Khaimah, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ajman and Umm Al-Quwain as well as Calicut and Jeddah; and through appointed travel agents.