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Published on : Friday, June 30, 2017
Between Abu Dhabi and major markets of Amman, Beirut, Cairo, Casablanca and Rabat, Etihad Airways is increasing capacity to serve the peak season of June – September travel period. Whereas, additional services to Dammam will be available year-round. On the other hand, extra flights and the operation of bigger aircraft in the Middle East and North Africa will give local guests with variety of choices and higher expediency travelling during the holiday season, according to Etihad Airways.
Dammam: 4th new daily flight
Amman: 2nd new daily flight
Beirut: 4 new flights a week and introduction of Boeing 787
Cairo: 5th new daily flight
Casablanca: aircraft upgrade to Airbus A340
Rabat: one extra weekly flight
Dammam initially will have extra three morning flights a week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from June 26 onward, rising to a daily service on July 9 in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The capacity increased to the largest city in the Kingdom’s Eastern Province will lift up the frequency on the route to four daily services year-round.
With the Amman route already upgraded to a Boeing 787 on each of the current daily services, an additional daily early morning flight serving the Jordanian capital will operate between June 25 and September 30.
However, four additional flights will be introduced on the Beirut route from August 1 and September 10 on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays between taking frequency up from seven to 11 services a week. Effective from August 1, seven of the flights to Lebanon’s capital city will function with the high-tech Boeing 787 featuring 299 seats.