Rotana Jet starts flights to UAE island
Abu Dhabi, June 16, 2012
Rotana Jet, the UAE's first domestic airline, said it has boosted its connectivity within the emirates by adding Dalma Island to its network. Additional services within the UAE including Al-Ain, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah will commence soon, it stated.
Established in 2010, Rotana Jet operates both executive charter and scheduled airline services.
With its main operating base at Al Bateen Airport, situated only 10 km from Abu Dhabi city centre, Rotana Jet is uniquely located for corporate clients and domestic passengers alike.
Starting from June 21, the airline will fly thrice a week to Dalma Island.
On June 2, Rotana Jet became the emirates' first domestic airline with the inauguration of services between Al-Bateen Executive Airport and Sir Bani Yas Island and will soon launch operations to Al Ain, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah.
All these services are designed in such a way that it connects with International Airlines flying out of Abu Dhabi International Airport.
Rotana Jet will continue to expand its fleet, capabilities and route network to meet the dynamic needs of the market whilst delivering new and innovative products and services.
On the new launch, Rajendran Vellapalath, the director of commercial & planning said, “In today’s world, Civil Aviation has become a key component of the economy’s infrastructure that has significant implications for development of tourism and trade. At Rotana jet, we believe that we have a contributory role in affecting this transformation.”
Flights to Dalma Island will depart on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from Al Bateen Executive Airport in Abu Dhabi - with single ticket fares starting from Dh200 ($54.4) one way for adults and Dh100 for children under 12.
Given the growing number of businesses and scheduled plans for development; Dalma Island is gearing up to be one of the most attractive business and tourism destinations in Western region of Abu Dhabi, he added.-TradeArabia News Service