LuxairTours to launch flight to Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) has announced that the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah has been selected as the latest flight destination by, a reputed European tour operator.

From October 24, 2018, LuxairTours will fly every Wednesday directly to Ras Al Khaimah airport from Luxembourg, offering tourists from European markets a direct, more accessible and hassle-free journey to one of the fastest growing holiday destinations in the region.

“As we are on track to exceed our projection of 1 million visitors by the end of the year, we’re very pleased to see an ongoing growth of strategic partnerships with key players in the aviation and travel industry globally. We look forward to this long-term partnership with LuxairTours and believe that it will play a vital part in increasing international visitor arrivals to the emirate,” said Haitham Mattar, CEO of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA).

“We at LuxairTours are particularly proud to have added Ras Al Khaimah to our destination map and to be the first Western European carrier offering this extraordinary destination as a direct flight from the heart of Europe. Our clients will have the opportunity to stay in a selection of the most beautiful hotels in a still preserved and authentic environment. We are confident that this new diversified LuxairTours destination will become a success story and is the beginning of a strong long-term partnership” said Alberto Kunkel, executive vice-president tour operating and sales, LuxairTours.

LuxairTours has signed agreements with several luxury hotels in Ras Al Khaimah offering visitors attractive accommodation packages combined with incredible experiences such as the world’s longest zip-line. With its 64km of coastline, unique desert landscape and the UAE’s highest mountain, Ras Al Khaimah is one of the region’s most diverse destinations for a holiday of sun, fun, adventure and relaxation, reports Trade Arabia.