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Etihad has announced the commencement of a new route beginning October 10th to Guangzhou, China.

With this, the Abu Dhabi-based airline becomes the first international airline to operate long-haul passenger services to China’s top three gateways – Beijing, Guangzhou and Shanghai – since the start of the pandemic.

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How frequent will the flights be?

The service will be provided twice a week, starting October 10, subject to regulatory approvals. The aircraft used will initially be a two-class Boeing 777.

“We are proud to offer our guests a third destination in China as Etihad Airways begins flights to the pivotal and historic port city of Guangzhou. As well as being a modern and rapidly growing city itself, Guangzhou has excellent connections with the Greater Bay Area.”

“Our twice-weekly service will further address the huge demand for passenger travel between the UAE and China, as well as provide new cargo capacity, building on the formidable people and business ties between the two markets.”

Martin Drew, Etihad’s Senior Vice President Global Sales and Cargo

Etihad’s weekly flights between Abu Dhabi and China now total four.

Etihad has slowly been expanding its network over the past year and continues to do so in the near future. What routes would you like to see being operated by Etihad? Comment below.


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