Celebrating the arrival of Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight to Ras Al Khaimah, which launched on 2 February, are representatives from the airline’s senior management team and members of the Civil Aviation and airport authorities of Ras Al Khaimah.
- Qatar Airways started services between Doha (DOH) and Ras Al Khaimah (RKT) on 2 February, its fifth destination in the UAE. The oneworld carrier now offers up to 200 weekly flights from Doha to the UAE including the new four weekly flights to Ras Al Khaimah: 105 weekly flights to Dubai; 28 weekly flights to Dubai Al Maktoum; 42 weekly flights to Abu Dhabi; and 21 weekly flights to Sharjah. Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker said: “We are delighted to launch our newest route in the UAE. Qatar Airways’ network expansion will undoubtedly increase the flexibility and choice for our passengers to travel to and from different Emirates in the UAE, and we look forward to enhancing passengers’ travel opportunities from Europe, Asia and the Americas to new tourist destinations in the region such as Ras Al Khaimah.” The 436-kilometre sector is operated by the airline’s 165-seat A320 fleet and faces direct competition from Air Arabia’s four times weekly service.