Tuesday, 24 April 2018 09:40 GMT

Etihad to expand destinations to reach Phuket

(MENAFN) Etihad Airways, a national airline of the United Arab Emirates, plans to reach South East Asia with the launch of a non-stop daily flight between Abu Dhabi and Phuket, according to the Emirates 24/7

Phuket is the largest island in Thailand and has emerged as one of the world's most popular destinations for both holidays and retirement

Etihad is scheduled to start its flights to Phuket on 26 October 2014 using two-class Airbus A330-200 aircraft

James Hogan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Airways, said: "We have a very successful track record in Thailand. The capital city, Bangkok, has ranked as our most popular route for the past four years, with 742,759 passengers flown in 2013 alone. Expanding our reach in the country with a daily service to Phuket is therefore natural progression.

Etihad to expand destinations to reach Phuket

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