Etihad Regional Launches Zurich - Turin Flights

Travel News Asia Videos Podcasts Latest Travel News Asia Thursday, 15 May 2014

Etihad Regional has commenced a three-times-per-week service between Zurich, Switzerland, and Turin, the capital of the Piedmont region of Italy.

The route is being operated by Etihad Regionals newly branded 50-seat Saab 2000 aircraft.

Maurizio Merlo, Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Regional, said, Etihad Regional is proud to be the first airline to offer a direct air link between Zurich and Turin. The new route will extend our presence in the Italian market, where we already operate to Rome, Florence and Bolzano, and where soon we will also fly to and from Verona.

Turin is a major cultural and business centre located in northern Italy, close to the Alps and the border with France. Its airport serves a region of more than 4.5 million people.

Roberto Barbieri, Chief Executive Officer of Turin Airport, said, We are delighted that Etihad Regional has commenced operations here, which will boost the regional economy, and offer the airlines passengers a convenient new entry point to Italy through our modern and efficient facility.

Beyond linking Turin and Zurich, the new flights will also offer travellers a convenient way to connect on Etihad Airways upcoming services from Zurich to Abu Dhabi.

Etihad Airways, Etihad Regional, Zurich, Turin

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