RAK Airport climbs to greater heights in 2017




Ras Al Khaimah International Airport has witnessed continuing growth in 2017, surpassing all passenger, movements and cargo tonnage records since the airport’s inauguration. The year-on-year aircraft movements have moved up 18 per cent, with charter flights running throughout the summer for the first time as Ras Al Khaimah moves towards being a year-round destination for tourists.

On the cargo front volumes are up 30.2 per cent on prior year as the long-term strategy for the sector, which included additional routes coming on stream, comes to fruition. This growth has also impacted overall aircraft movements which are up 17.6 per cent year-on-year.