In pictures: On board Rotana Jet's commuter flight from Abu Dhabi to Dubai
August 1, 2013
A Rotana Jet air hostess waits for instructions before letting passengers off the plane.
Thamer Al Subaihi on the shuttle bus after exiting the new Rotana Jet after landing in Dubai International Airport. The carrier has started operating commuter flight daily between Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
Thamer Al Subaihi walks into immigration.
Now out of the airport, Thamer heads for the taxi rank and on to Downtown Dubai.
Thamer, looking cool and relaxed, on board the Rotana Jet flight.
The start of the journey. Thamer walks into the departures lounge at Abu Dhabi's Al Bateen Airport after a short taxi ride from The National's office on 15th Street and Muroor Road.
After checking in, Thamer waits in departures at Abu Dhabi's Al Bateen Airport.
The airline ticket.
Thamer boards the plane.
An air hostess demonstrates safety instructions before take-off.
An aerial view of Abu Dhabi.
Thamer looks at the stunning views, this form of commute has to offer. Surely that beats the drive, even if it is a little slower?
Inside the new Rotana Jet prior to take-off.
An aerial view of the Palm and Jebel Ali.
30 minutes later, the reporters safely land at Dubai International Airport.
Ground staff spray the new Rotana Jet's inaugural flight after landing in Dubai International Airport.
Ground staff wait by the Rotana Jet flight from Abu Dhabi to Dubai.