Etihad Airways will boost capacity on its flights

first_imgEtihad Airways will boost capacity on its flights to Manchester from Abu Dhabi by almost 60 percent this summer.In June, the carrier’s A330-200 aircraft will be replaced by B777-300s, a move that will create an extra 2,100 seats on the route every week.Flights to Manchester have been operated by Etihad since 2006, and the increase in capacity is a response to rising demand from passengers travelling between the emirate and the north-west.Paul Baumgartner, chief commercial officer at Etihad, said that the airline’s Manchester services “have been performing very strongly”, with load factors almost totalling 80 percent last year.”The business and investment ties between Manchester and Abu Dhabi have never been stronger and the introduction of the B777 furthers our commitment to this important route,” he commented.”We are pleased to support business and leisure travel to the region, as well as offering our customers greater access to Abu Dhabi and our expanding global network.”From the beginning of this month, Manchester Airport introduced body scanners at its Terminal 2 as part of new government security rules.ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map RelatedEtihad adds flights to MinskGulf carrier Etihad has announced plans to introduce flights to Belarus from Abu Dhabi.New flights to Hyderabad launched by EtihadEtihad Airways has launched new flights to Hyderabad from Abu Dhabi.Etihad Airways may launch further flights to the USThe chief executive of Etihad Airways has suggested that the carrier is planning on launching new flights to the US.last_img

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