Rotana Jet moves base to Abu Dhabi International
Rotana Jet has moved its scheduled operations from Al Bateen Airport to Terminal 2 at Abu Dhabi International, the carrier said yesterday.
The Abu Dhabi-based airline this week also started operating out of Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central. It previously had services from Dubai International Airport. It will continue to offer services to Abu Dhabi and Sir Bani Yas Island from Al Maktoum International.
Rotana Jet will, however, continue to operate its private jet services from Al Bateen Airport.
Rotana Jet, which was set up in 2011, offers international flights to Salalah, Bahrain, Muscat and Colombo, while offering flights within to the UAE to Al Ain and Fujairah among other destinations.
Rotana currently has eight aircraft in its fleet.
The carrier said in February that it was also planning to operate long-haul flights and expand its fleet.
Rotana also said that flying to India was in “the pipeline”.
The airline is also looking at flying to Ras Al Khaimah but has no scheduled start date.
Nearly half of Rotana’s domestic passengers are business executives, a quarter are tourists and the rest daily commuters.
About 75 per cent of Rotana’s seats are occupied on domestic flights, rising to 80 per cent for international flights, the airline said.
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Updated: October 27, 2014 04:00 AM