Rotana Jet boosts services to Abu Dhabi island
Abu Dhabi, July 7, 2013
UAE-based Rotana Jet, has announced plans to boost its weekly services to Sir Bani Yas Island in Abu Dhabi from August 1 with the addition of two more flights.
The flights, which will operate between Al Bateen Executive Airport in Abu Dhabi and Sir Bani Yas Island on Sundays and Wednesdays, will take the total number of weekly flights serving Sir Bani Yas to 5.
The additional Abu Dhabi – Sir Bani Yas flights RG 115 will depart Abu Dhabi Al Bateen Executive Airport at 9am and arrive in Sir Bani Yas Island at 9.40am. On return, the flight RG 116 will depart Sir BaniYas Island on the same days at 3pm and arrive in Abu Dhabi Al Bateen Executive Airport at 3.40pm.
“This increase in capacity in one year’s time of our operation to Sir BaniYas Island, where we flew more than 10,000 people, demonstrates Rotana Jet’s continuing commitment to the destination,” remarked Rajendran Vellapalath, the company’s commercial and planning director.
“These additional flights will enable more people to visit the island, whether to spend a day exploring the Arabian Wildlife Park, experience many of the leisure activities in the island or for overnight stays,” he added.
The two new flights will be operated with Embraer Jet aircraft in a single class configuration, adding 250 seats each way per week on the route.
TDIC’s executive director (Strategic Performance) Sultan Al Mahmoud said: “Rotana Jet’s additional flights to Sir BaniYas come at exiting times for TDIC, with the opening of new developments on the island, among them, the new Anantara Sir BaniYas Al Yamm Villa Resort that was launched last week."
"This increase in flight capacity will not only provide greater accessibility for a wider audience seeking an alternative-stay experience, but is also a testament for the island’s increasing popularity," he added.-TradeArabia News Service