RAK International Airport set to receive SpiceJet passenger flights

SourceGulf Business
SectorTransport
CountryUAE

The Ras Al Khaimah International Airport (RAK Airport) is set to receive the first commercial flights from Indian value carrier SpiceJet on November 26, 2020. SpiceJet’s flight SG 160, a Boeing 737-800 will depart from Indira Gandhi International Airport Delhi at 10.30pm on Thursday and Sunday, landing at Ras Al Khaimah International Airport at 00.50am on Friday, November 27 and Monday, November, 30. The return flight SG 161 will depart RAK Airport at 1.50am on Monday and Friday, landing in Delhi at 6.40am.

More SpiceJet destinations across the Indian sub-continent will be added in the coming months. The development suggests a steady return to normal travelling activity following the Covid-19 pandemic, spokespersons for the two operations said. SpiceJet’s connection to 28 destinations across the Indian sub-continent and RAK Airport’s position as an expanding travel and logistics hub will create notable economic growth and momentum in both countries. “The commencement of SpiceJet passenger flights into RAK Airport is a significant step forward in helping the UAE get back to a normal footing in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic,” said Sanjay Khanna, CEO of Ras Al Khaimah International Airport. “The Indian expatriate community in the UAE numbers almost 3.5 million people and constitutes 27 percent of ...read more...