Rotana Jet Continues Middle East expansion with flights to Bahrain from Abu Dhabi
Twice-Weekly Flights Connect Kingdom of Bahrain with Abu Dhabi Al Bateen Airport
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 28 August 2013: Rotana Jet today announced twice weekly flights between Abu Dhabi Al Bateen Airport and Kingdom of Bahrain.
Kingdom of Bahrain marked the second International destination of Rotana Jet after Salalah in Sultanate of Oman. Following on successfully connecting flights between Al Bateen and Salalah the addition of Bahrain demonstrates the airline’s commitment to expand to destinations that are largely underserved and have great market potential. The flights are in agreement with Tour Operators promoting the destination.
“Today marks a very special occasion as we celebrate our launch into a city and country that show enormous potential and growth. Bahrain is another example of Rotana Jet’s commitment to provide passengers with choice and great value with easy access. 2013 will continue to be one of Rotana Jet’s biggest years of expansion addressing the underserved markets that our strategy has focused on. As we continue to grow and receive more aircraft, we will look at other opportunities to expand our network and further strengthen our brand presence. This includes the GCC region initially”, said Rajendran Vellapalath, Rotana Jet’s Commercial and Planning Director.
For travelers from the capital, flights will operate between Al Bateen Airport in Abu Dhabi and Bahrain on Thursdays and Saturdays. The Abu Dhabi – Bahrain flights will depart Abu Dhabi Al Bateen Airport at 1830 hrs and arrive in Bahrain International Airport at 1830 hrs. The return flights will depart Bahrain International Airport on the same days at 1915 hrs and arrive in Abu Dhabi Al Bateen Airport at 2115 hrs.
Passengers to Bahrain will travel on a 50-seat Embraer Jet aircraft.
Rotana Jets scheduled flights can be booked either through the website www.rotanajet.com, through the call centre on +971 (2) 444 0002 or through travel agents.
About Rotana Jet Aviation
Established in 2011, Rotana Jet group offers Air Transport and Aviation solutions. The group comprises of four subsidiaries. Scheduled Passenger Air Services, Executive Private Charter Service, Cargo and Aircraft Engineering (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul).
The VIP and Executive Charter as well as the partnered clientele aircraft, represent the highest quality whether in air or on ground. The Executive Charter fleet consists of the legendary Gulfstream G450 and Airbus 319 ER’s.
On June, 2 2012, Rotana Jet became UAE's first Domestic Airline with the inauguration of services between Al-Bateen Executive Airport and Sir Bani Yas Island. Rotana Jet currently operates scheduled flights to Dubai, Delma Island, Fujairah and Al Ain in addition to Sir Bani Yas Island from Al Bateen Airport. Services to the rest of the Emirates will commence soon. Salalah in Oman became the first international destination of the airline on 08th August 2013. Rotana Jet will continue to expand its fleet, capabilities and route network to meet the dynamic needs of the market whilst delivering new and innovative products and services.
Rotana Jet’s MRO facility at Al Bateen Airport is formed to deliver a wide range of aircraft maintenance and support services to all types of aircraft. Currently the MRO division provides aircraft maintenance support for G450, A319 and ERJ145 aircraft types, including line checks Rectification, AD accomplishment including defect and modifications and operational checks.