Etihad Airways will start its first ‘all Economy’ Class service to Alexandria, Colombo, Damascus, Thiruvananthapuram, Calicut and Peshawar from October 31, 2010. The A320 will be configured to carry 162 Economy Class passengers, an increase of 42 from the current economy capacity.
The ‘all Economy’ services will operate on all four weekly return flights to Alexandria, operating as Etihad flights EY663/662.
The ‘all Economy’ services to Damascus will be available on flight EY541/542, one of the airline’s double daily return services to the city.
The ‘all Economy’ services to the Indian Subcontinent will operate daily to Thiruvananthapuram on EY272/273; three times weekly on Calicut flights EY 250/251; twice weekly on flights to Peshawar in Pakistan on EY261/262; and four times weekly to the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo, operating on EY 266/267.
Hareb Mubarak Al Muhairi, Vice President Sales, United Arab Emirates, Etihad Airways’ said, “Customers travelling on the new ‘all Economy’ aircraft will receive the same world class service and product for which we are renowned, such as seat back in-flight entertainment screens and hot and cold meals and beverages, as well as a 32 inch seat pitch.”