UAE airline ceases operations

RAK Airways – the national airline of the emirate of Ras Al Kaimah in the UAE – suspended its operatjions on 1 January “until further notice”. It blamed “market conditions, increased operating costs and the impact of the regional political instability on the overall aviation industry.” RAK Airways operated cargo services from Ras Al Kaimah to a number of destinations in the Gulf and Indian subcontinent. A previous incarnation of ... [+]

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