Etihad Airways to Start Two New Flights to India from January 1

Experience the charm of Kerala with Etihad Airways’ new flights to Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram, launching January 1st. This expansion caters to surging demand for travel and strengthens Etihad’s dedication to India, one of its largest markets.

In response to the growing demand for international travel to and from India, Etihad Airways, based in Abu Dhabi, is set to enhance its flight services by introducing two new flights to Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram, according to an official statement by the airline.

Etihad Airways

The commencement of these two new flights is scheduled for January 1, marking a strategic move to meet the increasing travel needs between India and the UAE.

Connecting Key Kerala Cities

The new routes will provide convenient connections between these vibrant Kerala cities and Etihad’s global network, catering to both business and leisure travellers.

  • Kozhikode, known for its rich cultural heritage and scenic beaches, attracts visitors seeking a glimpse into Kerala’s history and natural beauty.
  • Thiruvananthapuram, the state’s capital, boasts renowned temples, bustling markets, and stunning backwaters, offering a diverse travel experience.

Etihad Flight Schedule

Etihad Airways has unveiled a convenient flight schedule connecting Abu Dhabi with two prominent Indian cities, Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram. The flights are set to commence on January 1, offering travellers seamless connectivity between the UAE and key destinations in India.

Flight No.DepartureDep. TimeArrivalArr. TimeAircraft
EY 248Abu Dhabi14:40Kozhikode19:55Airbus A320
EY 249Kozhikode21:30Abu Dhabi00:05 (+1)Airbus A320
EY 292Abu Dhabi03:20Thiruvananthapuram09:00Airbus A321
EY 293Thiruvananthapuram10:05Abu Dhabi12:55Airbus A321
Flight Schedule

Etihad Airlines Connectivity to Indian Cities

This expansion reaffirms Etihad’s dedication to the Indian market. Currently, Etihad and its sister airline Air Arabia operate 232 weekly flights to 10 major Indian cities, including;

  1. Ahmedabad
  2. Bengaluru
  3. Chennai
  4. Mumbai
  5. New Delhi
  6. Hyderabad
  7. Kochi
  8. Kolkata
  9. Kozhikode
  10. Thiruvananthapuram

The addition of these two new destinations reflects the airline’s commitment to providing comprehensive coverage across major cities in India.

Salil Nath, Etihad’s India Head, stated: “India is a cornerstone of Etihad’s network, and we’re proud of our role in facilitating travel and trade between the UAE and India. Our strategic network planning allows us to capitalize on growing demand and regional development, as evidenced by our consistent expansion in India.”

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