|Ceased operations||1 January 2014|
|Operating bases||Ras Al Khaimah International Airport|
|Company slogan||Small fares. Big deals.|
|Headquarters||Ras al-Khaimah, U.A.E.|
|Key people||HH Sheikh Saud bin Saqr al Qasimi (Chairman)|
RAK Airways was the national airline of Ras Al Khaimah, one of the seven states in the United Arab Emirates. After ceasing operations in 2009, the airline relaunched in 2010 with a new livery and under new management. On 1 January 2014, the airline suspended all its flights but announced that they may resume at a future date after a restructuring process.
In February 2011, it was revealed that RAK Airways was planning on launching flights to between five and nine new destinations. Though it acknowledged the difficulty of securing slots at several of the destinations due to rival carriers in the UAE, it announced that it was finalizing a codeshare agreement with an Asian carrier and that it would also be increasing the size of its fleet.
In December 2013, RAK Airways served the following destinations:
As of August 2013, the RAK Airways fleet consisted of the following aircraft and had pending orders for Boeing 737 next-generation :
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- RAK schedule
- RAK Airways Fleet
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