Posted on: 02 February 2014 by Mark Howells
The Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) of Ras Al Khaimah has signed a strategic partnership with Air Arabia, enabling the airline to become the Emirate’s designated carrier operating services from Ras Al Khaimah International Airport.
Connecting Ras Al Khaimah to several destinations in the region, the new collaboration will increase the number of destinations accessible to residents of Ras Al Khaimah and neighbouring Northern Emirates.
The partnership is designed to support Ras Al Khaimah’s standing as an attractive tourist destination, while acting as a key catalyst for the further economic development of the Emirate. The development also means that Air Arabia now becomes the official carrier of Ras Al Khaimah Emirate.
Adel Ali, group chief executive officer of Air Arabia, commented, “Joining hands with DCA, Ras Al Khaimah in this new partnership aims at further developing the aviation industry in the northern Emirates and supporting Ras Al Khaimah’s ambitious economic plans. The Emirate’s tourism sector is witnessing strong and steady growth and we are optimistic that this will continue to grow in the years to come.
“The major collaboration is a true reflection of the strength of the UAE aviation infrastructure and potential growth. Furthermore, we are extremely confident that the launch of Air Arabia’s operations in Ras Al Khaimah Airport will further transform the travel and tourism sectors in the Emirate as well as provide customers with great accessibility and value for money air travel,” Ali added.