ETW STAFF – Mumbai
Etihad Airways’ inaugural passenger flight to Ahmedabad touched down at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport today. The new daily, two-class A320 service to Ahmedabad is the airline’s ninth service to India and another step in expanding its presence in the Indian Subcontinent and connecting key strategic cities with its home base of Abu Dhabi.
James Hogan, president and chief executive officer, Etihad Airways said, “Etihad Airways is committed to serving the Indian market and people, whether in India or the diaspora. We are delighted to launch this new service to the fifth largest Indian city and to serve our customers in Gujarat. We are confident that the addition of the Ahmedabad service will further strengthen commercial and cultural ties between India and the UAE and will lead to continued strong growth in traffic flows between India, Abu Dhabi and beyond.”