Abu Dhabi, 7/28/2013 11:00:00 AM - Commuters searching for a way to shorten their time on the road can now take advantage of two new routes Rotana Jet, the UAE's growing airline, is debuting from Dubai - to Abu Dhabi and Sir Bani Yas Island. These pioneering, time-efficient flights will be launched on August 1, the airline announced today.
For travelers from the capital, flights will operate between Al Bateen Airport in Abu Dhabi and Dubai Terminal Two on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The Abu Dhabi - Dubai flights RG 117 will depart Abu Dhabi Al Bateen Airport at 0925 hrs and arrive in Dubai at 0945 hrs. The return flights, RG 118 will depart Dubai International Airport Terminal Two on the same days at 1615 hrs and arrive in Abu Dhabi Al Bateen Airport at 1645 hrs.
"Demand for connecting cities within the UAE has steadily grown, and customers have been requesting a direct connectivity between Abu Dhabi and Dubai and between Dubai and Sir Bani Yas Island for some time now. As a customer-driven airline, we are glad to be the first to facilitate this connectivity, which we believe will create a wide range of new options for the UAE's tourism and business sectors," said Rajendran Vellapalath, Rotana Jet's Commercial and Planning Director.
Passengers will travel on a 50-seat Embraer Jet aircraft, which will also take Dubai-based visitors to Sir Bani Yas Island from Dubai International Airport Terminal Two on the same days as the Abu Dhabi flights.
"Customers travelling between Abu Dhabi and Sir Bani Yas Island from Dubai International Airport will be able to connect to worldwide destinations on flights operating from Dubai Airport," Vellapalath added.
The Dubai - Sir Bani Yas Island flights RG 119 will depart Dubai International Airport Terminal Two at 1220 hrs and arrive in Sir Bani Yas Island at 1320 hrs. The return flights, RG 120 will depart Sir Bani Yas Island on on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 1500 hrs and arrive in Dubai International Airport Terminal Two at 1550 hrs.
Ahmed Al Fahim, Executive Director of Marketing, Communications, Sales and Leasing at TDIC, said: "The launch of the Dubai to Sir Bani Yas flight follows our recent announcement of increased flights by Rotana Jet from Abu Dhabi to the island, reflecting its ever-increasing popularity as an exceptional destination in the UAE. This is also evident with the recent opening of the Anantara Al Yamm Villa Resort - Sir Bani Yas, our latest development on the island."
Sir Bani Yas guests can choose from various activities, ranging from a nature and wildlife drive to diving beneath the island's glittering waters, in addition to other land and water-based excursions provided by Sir Bani Yas Stables and the Desert Islands Watersports Centre. In addition, those seeking to be pampered can take advantage of the Anantara Spa, while those wishing to extend their experience can book a stay at either the Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara or the Anantara Al Yamm Villa Resort.
For business travelers, the Desert Islands Conference Centre is ideal for corporate activities, such as team building exercises, while those planning events can take advantage of its conference hall, which can accommodate up to 552 guests.
Flight Schedule - Dubai - Sir Bani Yas Island
Flight Schedule - Abu Dhabi - Dubai
The flights between Abu Dhabi and Dubai and between Dubai and Sir Bani Yas Island can be booked either through the website www.rotanajet.com, through the call centre on +971 (2) 444 0002 or through travel agents. Rotana Jet also offers all inclusive packages to Sir Bani Yas Island.
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