RAK Airways places its first aircraft order worth AED 1.65 Billion.RAK Airways RAK Airways is the future national airline of Ras Al Khaimah, one of the four in United Arab Emirates. The airline is planning to launch operations early in 2007 with two Boeing 757-200 aircraft. UAE's fourth national carrier today announced its first aircraft order of four new generation Boeing 737 - 800 NG with purchase rights for two additional airplanes. The carrier is the first in the UAE (Uninterruptible Application Error) The name given to a crash in Windows 3.0. In subsequent versions of Windows, a crash was called a "General Protection Fault," "Application Error" or "Illegal Operation." See crash in Windows and abend. to buy the Boeing 737 -800 NG - a short-to-medium-range airplane. The deal is worth AED AED - Automated Engineering Design 1.65 Billion.
Today's signing ceremony A signing ceremony is a ceremony in which a bill passed by a legislature is signed (approved) by an executive, thus becoming a law.
Modern-day signing ceremonies are derived from ceremonies that occurred when the British monarch gave Royal Assent to acts of Parliament. to announce the deal was held at the Al Hamra Fort Hotel, Ras Al Khaimah and was hosted by H.H. Sheikh sheikh
Among Arabic-speaking tribes, especially Bedouin, the male head of the family, as well as of each successively larger social unit making up the tribal structure. The sheikh is generally assisted by an informal tribal council of male elders. Omar Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, RAK Airway's Chairman, Sheikh Salem Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Chairman, Rak Airways and Martin Bentrott, Boeing Commercial Airplanes Boeing Commercial Airplanes is a unit of The Boeing Company, based in Renton, Washington consisting of the Seattle-based former Boeing Airplane Company (the civil airliner division), as well as the Long Beach-based Douglas Aircraft division of the former McDonnell Douglas Vice President of Middle East and Africa Sales.
"RAK Airways believes in providing premium service to its customers, in line with our strategy to enhance customer services by adding new destinations, increased frequency and new generation aircrafts. We are extremely proud to announce our deal with Boeing and are extremely positive that 737 NG is the best choice for the long-term success of the airline." said Sheikh Omer Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman, RAK Airways.
Commenting on the deal, Martin Bentrott, Vice President of Middle East and Africa Sales said, ""We congratulate RAK Airways on a successful launch and know the airline has selected the best airplane for its mission to support growth in Ras al Khaimah. The 737 is a proven performer and adds value to airliners through its reliability, efficiency and lower operating and maintenance costs.
"We are committed at the success of RAK Airways and we are extremely proud to have come a long way in the last three months. RAK Airways hopes to fly to India by April this year along with destinations in Nepal, Chittagong in Bangladesh and Beirut. We currently offer services to Dhaka and Colombo added." said Sheikh Salem Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Chairman, RAK Airways.
He further added "We plan to adopt a hub and spoke Any architecture that uses a central connecting point. It is the same as a star topology in a network. A network hub is hardware that functions as a central hub to all nodes. See hub and full mesh.
network strategy by attracting passengers from other countries to Ras Al Khaimah and then flying them to onward destinations. We are looking to venture into new markets in East Africa, Middle East, Gulf and South Asia. "
RAK Airways, a full service airline was launched in November 2007, under the patronage of Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr al Qasimi is the crown prince of Ras Al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates, holding this position since June of 2003. , Crown Prince & Deputy Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah. The airline plans to undertake a phased network expansion over the next two years, and aims to cover about 20 destinations within the region and neighbouring countries.
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