RAK Airport climbs to greater heights in 2017

1/10/2017

   

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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.