Indigo has commenced new daily direct flights between Mumbai and Ras Al Khaimah, starting September 22, 2022. Ras Al Khaimah is the 100th overall destination and 11th in Middle East in 6E network. Ras Al Khaimah was also named as Gulf Tourism Capital for the year 2020 and 2021 by Gulf Cooperation Council.
The operator and managing body of Ras Al Khaimah International Airport welcomed the arrival of the inaugural Indigo flight from Mumbai. The aircraft received a ceremonial water cannon salute as it taxied to the terminal to mark the occasion. Chairman of Ras Al Khaimah International Airport Engr. Sheikh Salem Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Mr. Atanasios Titonis Chief Executive Officer of Ras Al Khaimah International Airport, Mr. Stanislav Bujnovsky, Director – Commercial and Business Development, welcomed Mr. Pieter Elbers, Chief Executive Officer, Indigo who travelled in the inaugural flight to Ras Al Khaimah.
Mr. Pieter Elbers, Chief Executive Officer, Indigo said, “We are very pleased to commence this first direct connection between Mumbai and Ras Al-Khaimah. For Indigo, this is 100th destination in the 6E network and our fourth Emirate. Ras Al Khaimah, which is known for its bright agricultural surroundings, is also focused on becoming the regional leader in sustainable tourism, which aligns well with our overall focus on sustainability. This new route, warmly welcomed by our customers and authorities, further enhances connectivity in the region as envisioned in Indigo’s strategy”.