“The increased connectivity will not only bolster trade but also strengthen sustainable and responsible tourism between the countries.”
These flights are designed to “cater to business and leisure travellers who are constantly on the lookout for new and affordable flying options”.
Sheikh Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Department of Civil Aviation Ras Al Khaimah and Ras Al Khaimah International Airport, said: “Ras Al Khaimah International Airport’s partnership with IndiGo airlines is a significant step forward in getting back to a normal footing post the pandemic. We welcome them wholeheartedly and we are enthusiastic to address the increased passenger flow from the Indian subcontinent. Ras Al Khaimah’s thriving tourism and industrial sector will benefit from this connectivity and I am confident that this partnership will prove to be an important piece in our ongoing expansion strategy for the airport.”
The CEO of Ras Al Khaimah International Airport, Atanasios Titonis, said: “We envisage a huge array of opportunities coming in from the Indian subcontinent with the start of this operation as Mumbai is a major airline hub and it can further connect our passengers to several destinations within India and also other international destinations served by IndiGo.”