Etihad to fly to seven Indian destinations shortly – Bengaluru, Kochi, Chennai included

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways will add 15 more destinations shortly, which will include some major cities across the Indian subcontinent.

“Throughout July, we’re planning to operate flights to more than 40 worldwide destinations. We continue to work closely with the UAE government and global aviation authorities to increase our network in the future,” the UAE carrier said on its website.

Athens, Greece, was the latest destination it added, taking the total number of international flights being flown by Etihad through June to 25 destinations.

Khaleej Times reported that from July 16, the carrier will be adding the Indian cities of Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kozhikode and Mumbai. It will also add Maldives from July 16.

In the Middle East, Etihad will be flying to Amman and Cairo from July 16. For Europe, it will add Belgrade, Istanbul, Manchester, Munich and Dusseldorf from July 16.

The airline said passengers can check in and choose their seats online around 30 hours before departure. It said passengers do not need a Covid-19 test before they travel to the airport.