Etihad increases capacity to Heathrow

Posted: April 4, 2012 in Airlines, Aviation & Airports (General News), Middle East
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Etihad Airways is to increase capacity to London Heathrow and Kuala Lumpur as well as soon starting services to Basra and Lagos.

The United Arab Emirates airline is also to launch a daily service to its first South America destination

The United Arab Emirates airline is also to launch a daily service to its first South America destination

The United Arab Emirates airline is also to launch a daily service to its first South America destination and a new service to Vietnam, as part of its global expansion over the next 18 months.

It now has a worldwide network that stretches across 84 cities in 54 countries.

Etihad Airways reported a 28% cent rise in revenue in the first quarter of 2012 to US$ 989 million over the corresponding period in 2011 and passenger numbers soaring by 500,000 to 2.4 million since the same time last year.

James Hogan, CEO of Etihad Airways highlighted the importance of Etihad’s partnership strategy in boosting passenger numbers in the first three months of the year.

He said: “We are flying with fuller planes across the network and our codeshare partnerships played a major role in this growth, accounting for 18 per cent of our revenues in the quarter.”

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TravelMole
04 April 2012


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