- Leading money exchange provider Travelex commenced operations first week of August.
- Passengers will gain two points of access on both arrivals and departure terminals.
Ras Al Khaimah, U.A.E, 17 August 2019: Ras Al Khaimah International Airport has announced the onboarding of its first foreign exchange partner, Travelex.
Headquartered in London with a presence in over 70 countries, Travelex is a leading provider of foreign exchange, remittance, and payments services, enabling physical and digital cross-border money movement for consumers and financial institutions.
Travelex has commenced operations at the airport, offering two points of access to passengers looking to exchange or transfer money at its stores in the Arrival and Departure Terminals.
The deal was formalized between Mr. Sanjay Khanna the Chief Executive Officer of Ras Al Khaimah International Airport and Mr. Tom Fane Managing Director of Travelex.
Commenting on the successful delivery of this strategic partnership, Mr. Sanjay Khanna, Chief Executive Officer of Ras Al Khaimah International Airport, said: “We are proud to onboard Travelex with us and are constantly ensuring we add comprehensive services for our passengers. This new partnership ensures smooth services for our passengers and we would like to thank the authorities and our partners for their support in making this possible.”
Mr. Tom Fane, Managing Director of Travelex, Middle East, and Turkey, said: “We are delighted to partner with a world-class airport such as Ras Al Khaimah International Airport and look forward to serving its travelers at our stores. Travelex is committed to delivering a convenient, seamless experience to foreign exchange and remittance customers, and further enhancing the passenger experience at the airport.”
Ras Al Khaimah International Airport was established in March 1976 under the government of Ras Al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah International Airport (RKT) is the gateway between Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) and the world. It operates Passenger and Cargo services to a variety of destinations.
Ras Al Khaimah International Airport (RKT) operates with full immigration, customs, air traffic control, and security services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and has an open skies policy with many countries and no restrictions on frequencies or time of arrival/departure.
Currently, flights from various destinations in the world like Cairo, Islamabad, Jeddah, Lahore, Peshawar, Calicut, Katowice, Poznan, Warsaw, Wroclaw, Luxembourg, Prague, Moscow, and Istanbul operate to Ras Al Khaimah International Airport. Ras Al Khaimah International Airport is en route to add many more important and interesting destinations to its current connectivity network in the near future.
A market-leading independent foreign exchange specialist, Travelex is part of Finablr, a global platform for Payments and Foreign Exchange solutions. With deep regulatory know-how, technology expertise and industry-leading partnerships, Finablr companies provide a broad array of tailored and trusted financial solutions for consumers and businesses. With a global reach spanning 170+ countries, Finablr companies processed over 150 million transactions in 2018, managing nearly USD 115 billion for customers.