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Etihad to boost flight frequencies in 2011


Published on Jan 11, 2011

Etihad Airways announced today it would boost frequencies on five key European routes in 2011, and increase capacity on a range of other routes, adding depth to its network and improved connectivity through its Abu Dhabi hub as it takes delivery of new aircraft.

The European capacity increases, effective between June and August 2011, include the following routes:

•    Paris, from 10 flights per week to a double daily service;
•    Manchester, moving from daily to 10 flights per week;
•    Geneva, increasing from five flights per week to daily;
•    Milan, increasing from five flights per week to daily; and
•    Brussels will increase from six to eight flights per week.

Etihad will also:

•    Move from five to daily flights on its Beijing services;
•    Schedule a capacity increase to Bangalore which commenced on January 1 with four flights a week, and will move to a daily operation in summer 2011; and
•    Operate a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, with capacity to carry 412 passengers, to Chicago

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