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Etihad’s 48hr Challenge to promote Abu Dhabi

Ricky Wilson takes on the Abu Dhabi desert dunes as part of his 48 Hour Challenge

Ricky Wilson takes on the Abu Dhabi desert dunes as part of his 48 Hour Challenge

Abu Dhabi, May 2 (Notintown.net): Etihad Airways has thrown down the gauntlet to the millions of guests who transit through its Abu Dhabi home, as well as the residents of the UAE, by challenging them to experience a host of ‘once in a lifetime’ activities throughout the emirate in just two days, an official release said.

The ‘48 Hour Challenge’ is part of Etihad Airways’ wider stopover campaign promoting Abu Dhabi as a ‘holiday within a holiday’ for transit travellers and a ‘staycation’ option for UAE residents wanting a relaxing short-break.

The city’s many highlights can now be enjoyed through a series of exciting stopover programmes. Continue Reading →

Storm hits flight services in Abu Dhabi

An Etihad A380 at Abu Dhabi International Airport

An Etihad A380 at Abu Dhabi International Airport

March 9 (TravelAndy): Flight services have been affected at Abu Dhabi International Airport in the wake of a storm that hit the UAE capital on Wednesday.

Around midday, Abu Dhabi International Airport tweeted: “Due to severe weather conditions, flights at Abu Dhabi International Airport are suspended until further notice.”

According to Etihad Airways Twitter, 10 flights scheduled to take off from Abu Dhabi International Airport were delayed and 11 arriving flights were diverted. Continue Reading →

Abu Dhabi woos Indian tourists

Abu DhabiAugust 6 (TravelAndy): Abu Dhabi intends to attract an increased number of Indian tourists during the second half of 2015.

Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA) is offering customised tour packages for Indians.

With Etihad Airways and Jet Airways are offering close to 200 flights every week from 14 Indian destinations to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital of Abu Dhabi, tourist foot fall is expected to increase. Continue Reading →

Etihad starts Abu Dhabi-Edinburgh flight

rp_dscn0963-300x215-300x2151-300x2151-300x2151-300x2151.jpgJune 15 (TravelAndy): UAE-based Etihad Airways has launched a daily flight between Abu Dhabi and the Scottish capital of Edinburgh.

Edinburgh is Etihad’s third flying destination in the UK after Heathrow in London and Manchester. The flight to Abu Dhabi will have 22 business class and 240 economy class seats, the airline said in a statement.

While it will take off from Abu Dhabi at 2.20am and land in Edinburgh at 7.20am, the return flight will take off at 9.10am and reach Abu Dhabi at 7.40pm. All these are local times.  Continue Reading →