Etihad Unveils 2015 Expansion Plans

Etihad Airways has revealed its growth plans for 2015, announcing 6 new routes and equipment adjustments on several existing services. The national airline of the UAE will begin passenger flights between its Abu Dhabi base and Algiers, Edinburgh, Entebbe, Hong Kong, Kolkata and Madrid in the first half of next year, while also serving Brisbane … Continue reading

Qatar Airways Adds New Indian Destination To Network

Doha-based carrier Qatar Airways expanded its network in South Asia yesterday with the launch of flights between the Qatari capital and Kolkata, its 12th Indian destination. The inaugural service, carrying a full load of international media and paying passengers, arrived to a traditional water cannon salute at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport.   Departing … Continue reading

Etihad Launches Flights To Bangalore

Etihad Airways has kickstarted 2011 with the launch of flights between Abu Dhabi and Bangalore, the third most populous city in India. Airport officials welcomed passengers and crew of the UAE national airline’s inaugural flight upon its arrival on Sunday morning to begin the scheduled 4 times weekly service, with frequencies increasing to daily flights from 27 March 2011. … Continue reading

Taj Hotels, Resorts And Palaces Teams Up With Etihad Guest

The Indian Hotels Company has joined the award-winning Etihad Guest frequent flyer program of Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways as its latest hotel partner.   One of Asia’s largest hospitality groups, the group operates under the umbrella of Taj Hotels, Resorts and Palaces. Through the Taj, Taj Premium and Gateway Hotel collections, the group comprises more than 60 … Continue reading

Bahrain Air Announces Iraq Services

Bahrain Air, the privately-owned airline from the Kingdom of Bahrain, has followed state-owned carrier Gulf Air in offering flights to the cities of Baghdad and Najaf in Iraq from its base in Bahrain. Beginning 28 August 2009, the airline will fly 2 times a week to the Iraqi capital and 5 times a week to … Continue reading