Abu Dhabi: The Rotana Jet is debuting two routes from Dubai to Abu Dhabi and Sir Bani Yas Island from next Thursday.
The company in a statement said, that for travellers 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 9.25am and arrive in Dubai at 9.45am. The return flights, RG 118 will depart Dubai International Airport Terminal Two on the same days at 4.15pm and arrive in Abu Dhabi Al Bateen Airport at 4.45pm.
“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,” said Rajendran Vellapalath, Rotana Jet’s Commercial and Planning Director.
"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.
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 12.20pm and arrive in Sir Bani Yas Island at 1.20pm. The return flights, RG 120 will depart Sir Bani Yas Island on on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 3pm and arrive in Dubai International Airport Terminal Two at 3.50pm.