Etihad launches daily flights to Brisbane, Singapore

Abu Dhabi, Feb 1 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has launched daily flights between Abu Dhabi and Brisbane via Singapore.

James Hogan, president and chief executive officer of Etihad Airways, said the new daily service would add an extra 1,048 seats a week to the Abu Dhabi-Singapore-Brisbane route.

“The additional capacity puts Etihad Airways in a stronger than ever position in the Singapore and Australian markets. It enables us to compete on a more level playing field than in the past,” he said.

Etihad Airways launched three flights a week to Brisbane and Singapore in September 2007. The Queensland capital was the airline’s second destination in Australia and the 43rd in its global network.

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