Etihad Airways has increased its flights to the
northern city of Lahore in Pakistan, from seven to eleven per
With the addition of the new services, Etihad Airways will
now offer 27 weekly flights from four destinations in Pakistan
which, along with Lahore, include Karachi, Islamabad and Peshawar.
The additional services will be operated by
aircraft fitted with 16 Pearl Business Class seats and will
increase capacity by 21% on the route.
These services also improve the number of connections over the
airline’s Abu Dhabi hub to more than 500 connections a week
(representing an increase of 20%) to a number of key
destinations in the GCC and Europe.
Etihad Airways’ Chief Strategy and Planning Officer, said, “The
addition of the new flights will further strengthen commercial and
cultural ties between Pakistan and the UAE and will lead to
continued strong growth in traffic flows between Lahore, Abu Dhabi
and beyond to many key destinations across our global network.”
Since the start of flights to Lahore in 2006, Etihad
Airways has carried more than one million passengers on the
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