United Arab Emirates Based Airline, Etihad will begin operation of Daily Flights from Lagos to Abu Dhabi on the 31st of March 2013. The airlines currently operates a six flights a week schedule which they begun in July last year. More on the story below from Guardian
ETIHAD Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, said it has upgraded its Lagos flight operations to daily, aimed at meeting growing demand of passengers travelling to and from Nigeria.
The airline has earlier launched its service between Lagos, West Africa’s most populous city, and Abu Dhabi on July 1, 2012, with six flights a week, enhancing the links between Nigeria, Africa’s third largest economy, and the United Arab Emirates.
The new daily service will be introduced on March 31, 2013, coinciding with the start of the airline’s new summer schedule, and will significantly improve connections between Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates, and beyond to key destinations across the airline’s network in Saudi Arabia, the Middle East, India, Malaysia and China.
The General Manager and West Africa Nigeria, Maurice Phohleli said: “We have received a very positive response from the Nigerian market since launching our service six months ago. Clearly, the people of Nigeria appreciate the superior product and service of the *World’s Leading Airline and we are proud to serve them.
According to the airline, the service comprised a mix of morning and evening departures, is operated by an Airbus A330-200 aircraft configured to carry 22 Pearl Business class and 240 Coral Economy class passengers.
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