Etihad Airways Experiences Record Flight Bookings

Lahore, June 21, 2012 (PPI-OT): Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, achieved a new milestone of more than 65,500 flight bookings made in a single day. In addition, passenger bookings for June 14 to June 17 remained the highest of any four days previously experienced by the airline.

The most popular overall destinations for travel over the June 14 – 17 period were Bangkok, Manila, London, Riyadh and Jeddah. Top premium travel destinations also included Paris, Sydney and Frankfurt.

Etihad Airways will operate 1,262 flights each week in the summer of 2012, compared to 1,106 flights in the summer of 2011, an increase of 14 Per cent. The airline currently operates 23 weekly flights for Pakistani travellers between Pakistan and Abu Dhabi – daily from Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad and bi-weekly from Peshawar.

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Etihad Airways
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Kehkashan Clifton, Karachi, Pakistan
Toll Free: 00800 900 440 17
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