Etihad to continue European expansion in 2011

Etihad Airways ( EY ), the Abu Dhabi flag carrier, will increase its European operations from June 2011 onwards.

 




Etihad Airways Airbus A340


 The following frequency increases are currently reflected on GDS. 


 Abu Dhabi – Milan, MXP ( currently five weekly ) 
From 3rd June 2011, increases to six weekly. From 30 July, goes daily.
Flights will operate with an Airbus A330-200.


Abu Dhabi – Geneva ( currently five weekly )
From 18th June 2011, increase to six weekly. From 27th June, increases to daily.
Flights will operate with an Airbus A330-300. 


 Abu Dhabi – Paris, CDG ( currently ten weekly )
From 1st July 2011, increases to twice daily.
Morning flight will operate with a mix of Airbus A333 and A340 types.Evening flight will operate with an Airbus A330-300. 


 Abu Dhabi – Brussels ( currently six weekly )
From 31st July 2011, increases to eight weekly.
All flights will operate with Airbus A330 variants.


Etihad, who is following a growth path moderate than it’s two larger rivals, is planning to break even in 2012.


Happy holidays !

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