ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Etihad Airways and Royal Jordanian on Thursday have announced a new codeshare partnership which will provide their customers with greater access to destinations in North Africa, Europe, Canada, Asia and Australia.
This is the first such partnership between the two airlines, who offer multiple daily services between their respective hubs in Abu Dhabi and Amman.
“The partnership will see Etihad Airways place its ‘EY’ code on Royal Jordanian’s flights from Abu Dhabi via Amman’s Queen Alia International Airport to Larnaca and Berlin, while Algiers, Tunis, Vienna and Montreal will be added to the agreement soon”, said Group CEO, Etihad Aviation Group, Tony Douglas.
The codeshare flights will be open for sale on February 7 this year, with the first travel date from 15 February.
“This is the first phase of what we hope is a long-lasting and expanding partnership,” added Tony Douglas.
Stefan Pichler, Royal Jordanian’s President and CEO, added: “We are delighted to have Etihad Airways beside our codeshare partners who help us grow in different markets. This move is bound to expand our presence in Asia and Australia, which are key destinations for many RJ customers.”
“This commercial partnership offers convenient transiting in Amman and Abu Dhabi to their final points, while experiencing a streamlined level of services to the destinations covered by the agreement onboard two modern fleets of aircraft.” said Stefan Pichler.
Source : Royal Jordanian