x Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 28 July 2017

Three-hour journey from Abu Dhabi to RAK cut to 45 minutes - by air

RAK Airways has started flights from Abu Dhabi to Ras Al Khaimah.

RAK Airways started flights from Abu Dhabi to Ras Al Khaimah yesterday.

The airline will offer four flights a week, on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, between Ras Al Khaimah and the capital. Flights leave RAK at 6.40am and Abu Dhabi at 10am.

RAK Airways has a codeshare agreement with Etihad Airways.

More flights between RAK and Abu Dhabi are planned by the end of the year.

The flight takes 45 minutes, not including check-in at the airport. The drive between Abu Dhabi and RAK is three hours.

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