UAE airline to launch all-economy class aircraft next week

The airline has announced that Airbus A320 will be re-configured to carry 162 economy class passengers, an increase of 42 from the current capacity.

Hareb Mubarak Al Muhairi, Etihad Airways' Vice President Sales, United Arab Emirates, said: "Customers travelling on the new all-economy class aircraft will receive the same world class service and product for which we are renowned, such as seat back in-flight entertainment screens and hot and cold meals and beverages, as well as a 32-inch reclining seat ."

The all-economy class services will operate on all four weekly return flights to Alexandria. Services to Damascus will be available on one of the airline's double daily return services to the city.

To the Indian Subcontinent it will operate daily to Thiruvananthapuram, three times weekly on Calicut flights, twice weekly on flights to Peshawar in Pakistan, and four times weekly to the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo.

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