Belavia news

08 September 2021

Belavia will start flying to Arab Emirate Ras-al-Khaimah

On October 7, Belavia Belarusian Airlines will start performing regular flights from Minsk to Ras-al-Khaimah (United Arab Emirates). The flights will be performed once a week on Thursdays. Departure from Minsk is scheduled at 4.55, arrival at Ras-al-Khaimah International airport (FKT) is at 11.25. The return flights from the Emirate will be performed at 12.25 with departure in the capital of Belarus at 17.10. The time for all airports is local.

The tickets can be purchased on the website of Belavia, at ticket sales offices and from agents. The cost for one-way ticket is from 196 euro and 338 euro for a round-trip ticket (tariff LIGHT). More information about the schedule can be found on the website

The flights will be performed on Embraer 195-Е2 aircraft, designed to carry 125 passengers: 9 seats in business class and 116 seats in economy class. In case of demand increase on tickets, it is possible to change the aircraft to a more spacious Boeing 737-800. The travel time is five and a half hours.

“In February of the current year, we started to perform regular flights to Dubai and quickly realized that this direction is of great popularity among Belarusians. The Airline is constantly working on development of its route network and study the demand for air transportation from Belarus. Taking into account the high demand for flights to the UAE, we decided to offer our passengers a new Arab direction - Ras-al-Khaimah. The emirate has more comfortable climate. There are a lot of sights, that can surprise with its history, and places to spend time actively. By the way, the proximity of Ras-al-Khaimah to Dubai will allow travelers to create combined routes using Belavia Airlines”, - said Igor Cherginets, the Genera director of Belavia Airlines.

Ras-al-Khaimah is the most northern emirate in the United Arab Emirates, located near the Hajar Mountains. The most popular tourist attractions are National Museum in Fort, Manar Mall, Saqr Park, Iceland Waterpark, Golf-club and Jazirah Aviation Club.

Ras-al-Khaimah International Airport is located 18 kilometers from the city and the resort area. The road to Ras-al-Khaimah airport takes about 20 minutes, depending on the chosen transport. The distance to Dubai is about 100 kilometers, to Sharjah is about 80 kilometers.

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