Etihad starts fourth daily Cairo flight
For full coverage of Middle East business events, see MEED
Etihad Airways today announced an increase in capacity between Abu Dhabi and Cairo with the introduction of a fourth daily scheduled flight, effective 27 March 2016.
Etihad Airways said the route has grown to become one of the most popular in Etihad Airways’ network, building on strong commercial ties between the capital cities of the UAE and Egypt. With a large Egyptian population in the UAE, more flights provide greater options for expatriates travelling back home for work or holiday.
More than 2m people have flown on Etihad’s Cairo route since its launch in 2004.
“Etihad Airways is focused on offering guests more choice,’ Kevin Knight, Etihad Airways’ Chief Strategy & Planning Officer, said. “The introduction of a fourth daily flight to Cairo demonstrates our commitment to a market that has shown strong growth in passenger and freight traffic since the route was launched almost 12 years ago.