Etihad Airways has launched flights to its
eighth destination in India - the Garden City, Bangalore.
operates four return flights a week to Bangalore, which is the
capital of the Indian state of Karnataka and the country's third
most populous city.
The airline will increase to a daily service
on the route from 25 March 2011, at the commencement of its
summer scheduling season.
"India is a hugely important market for
Etihad - in fact, we operate to more destinations in India than
any other country," said Neerja Bhatia, Etihad Airwaysí Country
Manager in India. "We
are delighted to be able to reach out to our guests in Karnataka
through this new direct service - the first to operate between
Bangalore and the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi."
Etihad operates a two class Airbus A320 on the new
Bangalore route configured to carry 140 passengers with 20 in
Business class and 120 in Economy class.
addition of Bangalore, Etihad flies to eight Indian destinations
including the cities of New Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram, Hyderabad and Kochi with a total of 49 flights
to India per week.
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