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Ras Al Khaimah International Airport re-launches Duty Free with New Look September 04,2018

Ras Al Khaimah International Airport has inaugurated its new-look duty free shopping area, following extensive renovations. Distinguished senior officials from the Ras Al Khaimah government, RAK International Airport management, and Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) presided over the ribbon cutting ceremony and unveiled the stores. The event was attended by HE Sheikh Salem Bin Sultan Al Qassimi - Chairman of Ras Al Khaimah Airport & Department of Civil Aviation; HE Sheikh Omar Saqr Khalid Bin Humaid Al Qasimi; Manoj Kumar Gandhi - Head of FP&A Investment and Development office, Government of Ras Al Khaimah; Sanjay Khanna - CEO of Ras Al Khaimah Airport; and Amer Alazaiza Business Development Manager.

The state-of-the-art Duty-Free retail space in Departures and Arrivals terminals were upgraded in response to an increasing number of passengers in recent years. RAK Duty Free further enhances the shopping experience by housing a wide selection of prestigious brands that include: Jimmy Choo, Hugo Boss, Giorgio Armani, Yves Saint Laurent, Ralph Lauren, Carolina Herrera, Diesel, Roberto Cavalli, Gucci, Channel, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Davidoff, Burberry and Bulgari, among others.

The enhanced airport experience for visitors follows the announcement that TUI Group, the world’s largest tourism business and ITAKA, will extend the partnership with Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority with 6 flights operating weekly from 4 airports in Poland, as a result of the increasing popularity of the Emirate with Polish visitors. The forthcoming winter season will also see RAK International Airport welcoming two weekly flights from Russia and a weekly flight from Luxembourg.

With a steadfast commitment to attracting visitors from key European markets, Ras Al Khaimah International airport along with RAKTDA also secured the first direct flight from Prague to Ras Al Khaimah last summer.