Etihad Airways to Launch Flights to Hyderabad

Abu Dhabi, Nov 4 (IANS) Etihad Airways of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will operate four flights between Abu Dhabi and Hyderabad every week, WAM news agency reported Tuesday.

Etihad is the first UAE airline to operate flights in this sector and plans to operate daily flights in 2010.

With the addition of Hyderabad, Etihad flies to seven Indian destinations, including New Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi. The airline now operates 42 flights to India each week.

James Hogan, Etihad Airways' chief executive, said: "We are thrilled to launch flights from Abu Dhabi to Hyderabad and to serve the community of Andhra Pradesh."

"We are delighted to welcome Etihad to Hyderabad. This will provide a wider choice for travellers wishing to fly to the UAE from our airport," CEO of GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd, Sripathy, said.



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  • Prashant, Mumbai - Dubai

    Wed, Nov 04 2009

    Good Keep it up when our HOME GROWN AIRLINES will fly best wishes to make them fly soon.GOVT SHOULD END MONOPOLY to Spicejet Airliens,Indigo Airlines, Paramount Airways and Go Airways and give license to fly abroad which will create employment opportunity and Revenue for BUDGET which are sucked by other International Airlines

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