Etihad to offer Australia-Abu Dhabi flights
Australian airlines Virgin Blue and Etihad Airways agreed on Thursday to offer joint flight services between Abu Dhabi and Australia next year.
Etihad Airways and Virgin Blue’s global arm V Australia will provide 27 weekly services between Abu Dhabi and Australia, including double-daily services between Abu Dhabi and Sydney, daily Melbourne-Abu Dhabi flights and six flights weekly between Brisbane and Abu Dhabi.
V Australia will offer three Sydney-Abu Dhabi flights per week from February 2011 and three Brisbane-Abu Dhabi services per week by February 2012.
Starting in October, Virgin Blue passengers can use Etihad’s network of 65 destinations across North America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent.
Source: Big News Network