16 AUGUST 2010


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Article from BTNews 16 AUGUST 2010

All-economy services from Abu Dhabi

ETIHAD AIRWAYS, the Abu Dhabi-based national airline of the UAE, will introduce its first all-Economy Class aircraft into its fleet in October.  Two Airbus A320s will be configured to carry 162 Y Class passengers, an increase of 42 from the current capacity.  These aircraft will operate on short haul destinations, with a low demand for premium traffic.  The initial routes will be to Alexandria, Calicut, Colombo, Damascus, Doha and Thiruvananthapuram.  Plans are in place to expand the all-economy fleet to ten A320 aircraft enabling the airline to launch new short haul routes with a preponderance of economy traffic.  Certain current destinations might also be affected.  Customers travelling on the new all-economy aircraft will receive the same service and product that is featured on the current narrow body fleet, including seat back in-flight entertainment screens and hot and cold meals and beverages. www.etihadairways.com

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