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MENAFN Press - 06/04/2014
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(MENAFN Press) Rotana Jet today announced Colombo and Mattala in Sri Lanka as its new destination, effective 09th April 2014. The airline will operate three flights per week from Al Bateen Airport in Abu Dhabi to Sri Lanka's commercial capital and to the second international gateway, using an Airbus A319 aircraft in Business and Economy Class. Rotana Jet will increase the frequencies to six flights soon



The airline currently operates flights to Bahrain, Muscat and Salalah in addition to the flights to Sir Bani Yas Island, Fujairah, Delma and Dubai



Rajendran Vellapalath, Rotana Jet's Commercial and Planning Director. said: "Rotana Jet is glad to announce Colombo and Mattala as its first international destination's outside the GCC. The Sri Lankan expatriate community and the increasing number of tourists visiting Sri Lanka will have greater access with the newly introduced flights from Rotana Jet.



We take this opportunity to thank the authorities of Sri Lanka for extending their support in making this new service a reality and we are delighted to contribute to the connectivity between UAE and Sri Lanka with a good product and affordable fares



For travelers from the capital, flights will operate between Al Bateen Airport in Abu Dhabi and Colombo and Mattala on Wednesdays, Thursdays d Saturdays. The Abu Dhabi to Colombo and Mattala flights will depart Abu Dhabi Al Bateen Airport on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 05:00 hrs while the Thursday flight will depart at 23:45 hrs. The return flights will arrive at Al Bateen Airport in Abu Dhabi on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 18:00 hrs and on Fridays at 11:45 hrs.




Rotana Jet has entered an interline relationship with Sri Lankan airlines. Rotana Jet passengers will have immediate connections to and from South Indian destinations like Chennai, Trichy, Trivandrum, Cochin etc via Colombo.



Rotana Jet also offers all inclusive holiday packages to Sri Lanka at affordable rates. Non-stop flights to Colombo offers passengers travelling from UAE with yet another unique holiday option to experience and we believe will create a wide range of new options for the tourism and business sectors. Rotana Jet is gearing up for an year of expansion with new routes steadily opening up, keeping in line with our commitment to provide passengers with choice and great value," added Rajendran Vellapalath, Rotana Jet's Commercial and Planning Director.



Rotana Jets scheduled flights to Colombo, Mattala and other destinations 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 late 2010, Rotana Jet operates both Executive Charter and Scheduled Airline services. With its main operating base at AlBateen Airport, situated only 10km from the City Centre of Abu Dhabi, Rotana Jet is uniquely located for corporate clients, international and domestic passengers alike.On June 2 2012, Rotana Jet became the UAE's first Domestic Airline with the inauguration of services between AlBateen Airport (Abu Dhabi) and Sir Bani Yas Island. Rotana Jet has strengthened its commitment to improve connectivity within the United Arab Emirates by announcing the addition of Dubai, Delma Island and Fujairah to its route network. Additional services to Ras Al Khaimah and Sharjah has been scheduled. In addition to the domestic network Rotana Jet also operates services to Bahrain, Muscat and Salalah. In the air and on the ground, Rotana Jet continues to set service standard benchmarks in terms of Safety, Quality and Customer Service. The Executive Charter fleet consists of the legendary Gulfstream G450, the market leader in its segment with true intercontinental capability for up to 16 passengers and an Airbus A319ER (extended range) in a bespoke 32 business class and 18 economy class seat configuration capable of flying nonstop from Abu Dhabi to London, Singapore, Johannesburg or Casablanca.The Scheduled Airline Fleet currently consists of two (2) Embraer ERJ145 and an Airbus A319 in a 12 business class 108 economy seat configuration with the ability to join city pairs in the GCC , MENA and South Asia region. The third Embraer ERJ145 will join the fleet in mid April 2014 with the third Airbus A319 joining later in the month. In addition to the charter and scheduled operations, Rotana Jet has established a Technical Operations division providing aircraft maintenance and component support for the G450 and ERJ145 aircraft from its 2,500m2 maintenance facilities at AlBateen Airport.The Management Team at Rotana Jet has extensive operational and commercial experience having previously held executive management positions with established and respected organizations worldwide.Rotana Jet actively supports the continued and sustainable growth in the UAE and Arabian Gulf region. As a true market innovator, Rotana Jet has carefully aligned its aggressive growth strategy with the vision and goals of the Government of Abu Dhabi.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 flights can be booked on either through www.rotanajet.ae or through the call center or through any travel agents

 


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