Abu Dhabi’s Etihad declares new flights to Greece, Spain and Zanzibar



Etihad Airways has introduced that it’ll function further flights to 4 locations this summer season.

Beginning June 15, 2022, Etihad will launch a seasonal twice-per-week service to Crete, the most important island in Greece.

The flights will probably be operated utilizing the airline’s Airbus A320 plane and can join Abu Dhabi to the principle metropolis of Heraklion.

The service can even return to Malaga, Santorini and Zanzibar. From June 15, it can function twice weekly flights to Malaga aboard its Boing 787.

The next day, on June 16, Etihad will start thrice weekly flights to Santorini in Greece.

It would additionally start thrice weekly flights to Zanzibar from June 17.

Locations Frequencies Plane Launch date
Crete 2 flights per week A320 15 June 2022
Malaga 2 flights per week B787 15 June 2022
Santorini 3 flights per week A320 16 June 2022
Zanzibar 3 flights per week A320 17 June 2022

At the moment, there are 72 locations on Abu Dhabi’s inexperienced checklist from the place arriving passengers are exempt from obligatory quarantine measures after touchdown in Abu Dhabi and are required to bear PCR testing upon arrival at Abu Dhabi airport.

Learn: Abu Dhabi updates journey inexperienced checklist, provides Turkey

Spain and Greece are at present on the inexperienced checklist, though Zanzibar will not be on it in the meanwhile.
Vaccinated travellers nonetheless, have to take one other PCR check on day six of their keep, and unvaccinated travellers should take further PCR assessments on day six and day 9 of their keep, in line with the Go to Abu Dhabi web site.

In associated developments, the airline stated that its loyalty programme Etihad Visitor, will together with First Abu Dhabi Financial institution (FAB) and Visa launch a sustainability-focused bank card. The FAB Etihad Visitor Sustainable Visa Credit score Card will introduce a collection of advantages to teach and reward members for making sustainable selections.

Learn: First Abu Dhabi Financial institution, Etihad and Visa to launch sustainability-linked bank card

Etihad goals to attain internet zero emissions by 2050 and halve 2019 emissions by 2035. The airline’s Aware Decisions initiative, which was launched final yr, offers Etihad Visitor members tier miles and rewards for carrying much less baggage on board (heavier planes burn extra gas), and offsetting their flights’ carbon emissions utilizing Etihad Visitor Miles.


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