RAK International Airport.
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DUBAI – A new airline will be launched in Ras Al Khaimah, with Indian budget airline SpiceJet also announcing it will begin direct flights between the emirate and New Delhi from December.
The new airline, whose name is still at discussion stage, will be operated by SpiceJet, which also plans to make Ras Al Khaimah its hub.
SpiceJet on Wednesday (October 23) signed a memorandum of understanding with the RAK International Airport to begin flights between Ras Al Khaimah and New Delhi.
On the new airline, SpiceJet said that it will initially have five flights per week. SpiceJet Chairman Ajay Singh said the airline is slated to take off next year.
“The new airline will help connect India with Eastern and Western European destination using RAK as hub,” Singh said. The destinations for the new airline are still under discussion, he said.
When launched, the new airline will be the sixth to have its hub in the UAE, after Air Arabia, Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, Emirates, Etihad and flydubai. DAJ/Expat Media
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