Etihad Airways Boosts International Flying

Daniel Fowkes
31 Jan 2024
· Routes 
Etihad Airways has announced plans to boost flights to key cities in the Middle East and Indian subcontinent as demand grows.

Etihad Airways has announced it’ll majorly increase flying across destinations in the Middle East and the Indian subcontinent.

According to the airline’s figures based on this latest expansion, it’ll offer 27% more weekly departures than the previous summer.

The Changes Coming

Etihad Airways says that while it has already announced several increases, it’ll also be making new changes to address continued demand increases and offer customers more flexibility when booking travel.

The airline says Jedah will see 7 additional services per week, bringing the total to 28 weekly flights. These adjustments are expected to come into effect on 15 March 2024.

Also, from 15 March 2024, the carrier will increase flights to Riyadh by 7 weekly, equating to a new daily service. This brings the total, similar to Jeddah, to 28 per week.

Amman will see 4 further weekly flights from 15 June 2024, with the weekly frequencies increasing from 7 to 11.

Beruit will increase by 2 frequencies per week, bringing the total to now 7, meaning the carrier will offer a daily service between Abu Dhabi and Beruit from 15 June 2024.

Additionally, commencing on 15 June 2024, Colombo will see 4 further weekly flights, bringing the total to 16 per week.

Etihad Airways says the final two new changes will also begin from 15 June 2024, with Kolkata seeing 1 additional flight per week, bringing the total to 8. Meanwhile, Banglaore will move up to 17 flights per week thanks to 3 new flights each week.

Other Previously Announced Changes

Etihad Airways had previously announced service increases towards Colombo, Bangkok and more.

Additionally, the company said it’ll launch four weekly flights to Boston starting 31 March, followed by a new daily service to Nairobi.

Copenhagen will be extended year-round, and Malaga with Mykonos will be dedicated to summer 2024 services.

Comments From Executive

These latest flight increases aligned with our seamless and practical connections at Abu Dhabi and our growing global network offer our guests more opportunities to fly where they want to at a time that suits them. It also makes it easier to enjoy a fantastic visit or stopover in Abu Dhabi as an integral part of their journey.

Etihad Airways Chief Revenue and Commercial Officer Arik De

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