Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development authority (RAKTDA) today announced the start of the first charter operation from Moscow to the Emirate, in partnership with TUI Russia.
The inaugural Ural Airlines flight for the Winter Season 2019-2020, touched down in Ras Al Khaimah International Airport at 6.50 on October 30, carrying 220 passengers from Domodedovo Moscow Airport.
The partnership with TUI Russia comes in line with the increasing number of inbound tourists to the Emirate from key international markets including Russia.
The Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah has witnessed a 5% growth in overall visitor arrivals YTD, with the peak reaching 117,995 visitors in August 2019. Russia has significantly contributed to this record-breaking number of visitors recorded in August 2019 with growth percentages of 25.3%.