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Etihad Goes Double Daily from Dublin

Etihad Goes Double Daily from Dublin

Etihad Airways has increased its Abu Dhabi – Dublin service from 10 flights per week to double daily. The airline marked the occasion by hosting the trade to view its First and Business Class Lounge at Dublin Airport and to inspect the B777 in a three-class configuration.

Aubrey Tiedt, Etihad Airways Vice President Guest Services and Beatrice Cosgrove, Etihad Airways’ General Manager for Ireland, in the Etihad Airways First and Business Class Lounge in Terminal 2, Dublin Airport.

Aubrey Tiedt, Etihad Airways’ Vice President Guest Services, and Beatrice Cosgrove, Etihad Airways’ General Manager for Ireland, in the Etihad Airways First and Business Class Lounge in Terminal 2, Dublin Airport

Beatrice Cosgrove, Etihad Airways’ General Manager for Ireland, said: “Etihad Airways’ Dublin service goes from strength to strength and we are delighted to be operating double daily to Abu Dhabi with a multitude of connections onwards to Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.

“It’s great to celebrate this milestone by operating a three-cabin aircraft on the route and give our guests the chance to experience the world-class service and product from Dublin.

“Many of our guests connect on to Sydney and other cities in First Class and I am sure they will enjoy today’s chance to fly all the way from Dublin in First Class.”

Agents view the  the flying nanny service.

Agents view the flying nanny service

The frequency boost of 40% now provides 8,988 seats each week between Dublin and the capital city of the UAE.

The schedule for the double daily flights will ensure connectivity both ways with 800 weekly connections to 45 Etihad Airways destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Asia and India, including Bangkok, Beijing, Brisbane, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Melbourne, Perth, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo.

It also marks the commencement of Etihad Airways services to the Western Australian city of Perth. The airline will offer six weekly flights from Dublin to Perth with seamless connections at its Abu Dhabi hub.

Approximately 32% of all Irish visitors are choosing Perth as their gateway to Australia and these new flights will allow greater easy of access.Etihad A330-200

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Michael Flood is the Editor of Ireland's leading travel industry publication, Irish Travel Trade News. With more than 35 years experience, he has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of the airline industry and the travel and tourism world.

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