03 Apr 2014 13:30
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, continues to provide air travellers with greater access to key European destinations, following the launch of its codeshare operations with Spanish carrier, Air Europa.
flying with Etihad Airways to Brussels and Amsterdam can now connect on to
Spain’s capital, Madrid, and then onwards to Barcelona and Palma in Mallorca.
Hogan, Etihad Airways’ President and Chief Executive Officer, said: “Etihad
Airways is committed to offering passengers access to the key destinations in
Europe and we are delighted that the partnership with Air Europa greatly
expands our offering to and from Spain and the Balearic Islands.
look forward to building on the partnership with Air Europa which will bring
greater numbers of business and leisure travellers to Spain as well as
improving Spanish links with Abu Dhabi and the Middle East.”
to regulatory approvals, Air Europa plans to commence a three times a week
direct service between Madrid and Abu Dhabi in late 2014.
approved, Etihad Airways will place its EY flight code on the Air Europa flights,
offering direct access to Madrid for the first time through its Abu Dhabi hub.
during summer 2014, both airlines plan to expand the number of codeshare
destinations to include new cities in Spain and South America via Madrid, and
more cities beyond Abu Dhabi across the Gulf region, Africa, Asia, and