Etihad Airways is providing additional flights
between Abu Dhabi and Jeddah for Ramadan.
extra services to Jeddah will operate until 12 September and build
upon the 28 return flights Etihad currently operates every week to
the Saudi Arabian destinations of Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam.
The services – which will be operated by two and three
class Airbus A330s and A320s – also open a range of short and
long-haul connection options for air travellers in Saudi Arabia
flying via Etihad’s home base in Abu Dhabi to destinations around
additional flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah will cater for the
great demand from Umra travellers during the holy month of Ramadan
and will significantly enhance the travel options to Muslim
communities throughout our network,” said Hareb Almuhairy, Etihad
Airways’ Vice President of Sales in the United Arab Emirates. “Passengers
will be able to connect quickly and conveniently from all regions
in the world including the Middle East, GCC, Australia, the Indian
Subcontinent, Southeast and North Asia, Africa, North America and
Throughout the Holy Month of Ramadan,
Etihad Airways will also be welcoming guests to a traditional
Emirati tent at the airline’s premium check-in counter at Abu
Dhabi International Airport. Arabic coffee, dates and refreshments
from Etihad’s Diamond First class cabin menus will be served to
all Etihad Airways passengers between 7.00pm-8.00pm, to coincide
with the evening prayer and the breaking of the fast.
Etihad launched its service from Abu Dhabi to Riyadh with
eight services per week in December 2004. It commenced operations
in the same month to Dammam with 13 flights per week and in May
2006 commenced daily flights to Jeddah.
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