Abu Dhabi’s Etihad to increase its seasonal flights to Alexandria, Salalah

A new fifth weekly service introduced on both routes on Fridays

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways will operate additional capacity on its seasonal routes to Alexandria, Egypt, and Salalah, Oman, between June 25 to September 15, 2020.

Due to the success of the routes in 2019, the period of operation has been extended by three weeks and a new fifth weekly service has been introduced on both routes, a statement said.

The new route will be operated on Fridays, complementing existing departures on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Both flights will be operated by an Airbus A320 aircraft.

Flight EY 660 will depart Abu Dhabi at 1.55pm and arrive in Alexandria at 3.40pm. The return flight EY 661 will depart from the Egyptian city at 4.35pm and arrive in the UAE capital at 10.25pm.

Meanwhile flight EY 390 will depart from Abu Dhabi at 8.15am and arrive in Salalah at 10am, while the return flight EY 391 will leave the Omani city at 10.55am and land in Abu Dhabi at 12.40pm.

With the addition of these seasonal destinations, the airline will operate a total of 33 flights per week to Egypt, 28 flights to Cairo and five to Alexandria.

The airline will operate a total of 26 flights per week to Oman with 21 weekly flights to Muscat and five to Salalah.