Ras Al Khaimah International Airport launches intercity bus service – ZAWYA

Effective November 2021, RAK Airport and RAKTA have joined hands to provide high-quality services to visitors of UAE to and from RAK Airport by launching a bus service for connecting passengers to RAK city and other emirates.
Ras Al Khaimah International Airport (RAK Airport) has announced the start of operations of the bus transportation service from RAK Airport to the following destinations according to the weekly flight schedule:
1- The Emirate of Dubai – Union bus station
2- The Emirate of Sharjah – Muwailih Bus Station
3- The Emirate of Ajman – The main bus station, Mohammed bin Zayed Street
4- The Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah – The bus station in Al Nakheel area (city center)
Chairman, Department of Civil Aviation, Ras Al Khaimah, His Excellency Sheikh Engr. Salem Bin Sultan Al Qasimi said: “We are continuously adding value to our services and we want to make sure that they are easily accessible and affordable for people to commute to & from the airport. We are always working towards providing better services and facilities, which have attracted many regional carriers and tour operators.”
General Manager of RAK Transport Authority, Engr. Esmaeel Hassan AlBlooshi said: “It is our vision and strategic goal to develop integrated transport systems and smart services to achieve RAK Government Vision 2030. The bus service will provide convenience, affordability, comfort and ease as you travel onward to your destination. We will double the capacity of the buses when we see the demand grow higher but for now, I think we are off to a great start. This service has been developed to connect both local and international passengers to their desired destinations and improve the passenger experience in the country.”
Adding on, CEO of Ras Al Khaimah International Airport, Mr. Atanasios Titonis commented: “One of our key targets is to improve upon the facilities that airport has to offer to bring passenger satisfaction levels really high. This will undoubtedly contribute towards easier accessibility to our passengers and that’s what we aim for. Also, this will be the base for bringing more airlines and more flights to increase connectivity at the airport.”
Tickets can be booked on-site at the airport directly or through a pre-booking form. For more information, kindly contact RAK Airport or RAKTA representatives or visit their websites.
About Ras Al Khaimah 
One of the world’s fastest growing tourism destinations, Ras Al Khaimah boasts a rich culture and long-standing history dating back 7,000 years. The Emirate boasts an array of archaeological sites and breath-taking natural vistas, from golden sand beaches, awe-inspiring terracotta dunes and a green belt of date palms to Jebel Jais, the highest mountain in the UAE.
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About Ras Al Khaimah International Airport
Established in March 1976 under the government of Ras Al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah International Airport (RKT) is the gateway between Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) and the world. Operating passenger and cargo services from an array of carriers, RKT connects the United Arab Emirates through regular flights to destinations that include Cairo, Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar, Calicut, Katowice, Poznan, Warsaw, Wroclaw, Luxembourg, Prague and Moscow. With its progressive addition of ever more destinations to its current schedule, RKT is a major asset in Ras Al Khaimah’s stated goal of opening up the emirate to a greater number of international visitors.
Rak Transport Authority (RAKTA) is working to develop and provide a smart transportation system by international best practices to provide advanced and safe transportation options for the residents of the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah as this goal was one of the most important priorities of the authority and this is evident through initiatives to improve transportation services to make transportation safer and more smooth. In this context, RAKTA was established by Emiri Decree No. 1 of 2008.

Where the authority organizes and plans for all transportation services in the emirate, which includes “the internal public transport sector by buses, the mass transit sector across cities, the taxi sector, the transportation sector specialized in limousine, rental buses, tourist transport, commercial transport, maritime transport, and transportation services Smart, land transport, school transport, and other passenger transport services, and transportation licenses ” to provide an integrated and effective system that achieves the government’s vision and the vision of the authority and serves its vital interests.
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