Etihad Airways has signed a codeshare agreement
with Hong Kong Airlines.
Subject to regulatory approval, Etihad
Airways will place its EY code on Hong Kong Airlines’ flights
between Hong Kong and Bangkok, allowing business and leisure
travellers to book a round trip between Hong Kong and Abu Dhabi
via Thailand’s capital city.
In addition, the code will appear on
flights between Hong Kong and Okinawa, a popular tourism
destination in Southern Japan.
Passengers of Hong Kong
Airlines will also benefit from enhanced access across the Middle
East and Europe under the partnership, with the airline’s HX
code being placed on Etihad Airways’ triple-daily flights between
Abu Dhabi and Bangkok, together with two upcoming services that
will connect Abu Dhabi to Madrid from 29 March 2015 and to Hong
Kong from 15 June 2015.
Flights under the codeshare
agreement can be booked from 23 December 2014 via travel agents or
through the airlines’ sales offices and contact centres.
Passengers can travel from 6 January 2015, or in the case of
Etihad Airways’ Hong Kong and Madrid services, from the launch
Li Dianchun, Commercial
Director of Hong Kong Airlines, said, “We are glad to partner with
Etihad Airways, which enables our passengers to enjoy a wider
range of choices. Both airlines are renowned for their world-class
product and service offering and through our new partnership, we
will successfully cater to increasing traffic flows between key
travel markets in Asia, the Middle East and Europe.”
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