UAE announces the resumption of Gulf airline service to Ras Al Khaimah

Asma Ahmed - | UAE

Since Qatar Airways resumed service to Ras Al Khaimah International Airport, the emirate is once again connected to the rest of the world. This is a major step forward for Ras Al Khaimah's international ambitions.

Qatar Airways Resumes Flights to Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah is now just an hour away from travelers departing from Qatar Airways' primary hub at Doha's Hamad International Airport, offering a direct and convenient route to enhance their travel experiences.

Enhancing Connectivity

To further connect Ras Al Khaimah to the rest of the world, the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) has partnered with Qatar Airways. As a result of the collaboration, vacationers now have more options to tailor their journeys to their specific needs.

Connecting key source markets

Qatar Airways' extensive global network encompasses more than 160 destinations, providing passengers with the convenience of one-stop connections from key European cities. These European cities hold significant importance as source markets for Ras Al Khaimah, underscoring the immense value of the partnership for the emirate's tourism industry.

CEO's Vision for the Future

Raki Phillips, CEO of RAKTDA, expressed his excitement about this partnership and its role in positioning Ras Al Khaimah as a destination for the future. He emphasized that Qatar Airways, as one of the world's leading airlines, will contribute to Ras Al Khaimah's tourism sector's competitiveness and meet the rising demand for travel to the emirate.

Driving sustainable growth

The ultimate goal is to attract three million visitors annually to Ras Al Khaimah by 2030 and increase tourism's contribution to the emirate's GDP. The partnership with Qatar Airways is a significant step towards achieving this ambition.

Qatar Airways' Commitment

Marwan Koleilat, Senior Vice President Commercial, Eastern Regions at Qatar Airways, highlighted the benefits that this flight resumption brings to passengers. Qatar Airways is renowned for its outstanding services, including in-flight entertainment and world-class cuisine. Travelers to and from Ras Al Khaimah can enjoy these services and make convenient connections to more than 160 destinations via Hamad International Airport, Qatar Airways' hub.

Discovering Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah has received recognition from Time magazine and CNN Travel as a must-visit destination. Its stunning topography and geodiversity make it an ideal location for travelers seeking diverse and inspiring experiences, whether for adventure, nature, family outings, and more.

This resumption of Qatar Airways' flights is expected to elevate Ras Al Khaimah's status as an attractive tourist destination.

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