Etihad Airways set to launch seasonal flights to Alexandria, Egypt
June 26, 2019: Etihad Airways is preparing to launch seasonal summer flights from Abu Dhabi to the historic Egyptian city of Alexandria.
June 26, 2019: Etihad Airways is preparing to launch seasonal summer flights from Abu Dhabi to the historic Egyptian city of Alexandria. The seasonal services will be operated between July 2 and August 31 with the Airbus A320 aircraft.
The flights will depart Abu Dhabi at 2.15 pm every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, arriving in Alexandria at 4 pm. Return flights will depart Alexandria at 4.50 pm, arriving back in Abu Dhabi at 10.40 pm.
The city is a convenient gateway for many of the Egyptian expatriates living in the UAE and planning to return home during the summer holidays.
Robin Kamark, chief commercial officer, Etihad Aviation Group, said: “Alexandria is one of the most popular holiday destinations for UAE residents, and our new seasonal flights are timed to provide access for tourists during the peak summer period. They will also be a convenient option for many of the Egyptian nationals living in the UAE and planning to return home during the holiday season.”
With the addition of these seasonal services, Etihad will operate a total of 32 flights per week to Egypt - 28 flights to Cairo and four to Alexandria.