Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), will increase its Abu Dhabi-Kathmandu service from seven flights per week to a double daily schedule from November 1, 2013.
The additional flights build on the success
of the existing service, driven by the demand from business and leisure
travellers and will strengthen the already strong ties between Nepal and the
The new services will
be operated by A320 aircraft fitted with 16 Pearl Business Class seats and 120
Economy Class seats.
The double daily services
enhance the connectivity over the airline’s Abu Dhabi hub to key destinations
in Europe, Middle East and GCC.
Since the start of
flights to Kathmandu in 2007, Etihad Airways has carried more than 620,000 passengers
on this route.