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Etihad Airways launches flights to Johannesburg, Cape Town and Zanzibar

Posted 30 September 2021 · Add Comment

Etihad Airways this November the airline will begin flying to Johannesburg and Cape Town in South Africa, and the Indian Ocean island of Zanzibar.

 

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The new additions to Etihad’s network mean the UAE’s national carrier will be operating to 70 destinations across 47 countries.

 

Tony Douglas, Group chief executive officer, Etihad, said: “We’re proud to be launching Etihad’s newest destinations in Africa this winter and we’re confident our guests will find they are all incredible places to visit.

 

“Johannesburg is an important route on our network and offers vital connectivity to and from the southern African region. On the southern coast, Cape Town is a breathtaking part of the world, with something to offer the most discerning traveller. Likewise, the beautiful island of Zanzibar will complement our network to the Maldives and Seychelles offering more choice for leisure travellers looking to enjoy the glorious Indian ocean.

 

 

“Johannesburg is an important route on our network and offers vital connectivity to and from the southern African region. On the southern coast, Cape Town is a breathtaking part of the world, with something to offer the most discerning traveller. Likewise, the beautiful island of Zanzibar will complement our network to the Maldives and Seychelles offering more choice for leisure travellers looking to enjoy the glorious Indian ocean.

 

“We are also thrilled to offer connectivity for travellers from both countries to visit our home the UAE over the winter months. With the world’s greatest show, Expo 2020, opening now there has never been a better time to visit Abu Dhabi and the UAE.”

 

Etihad will start flights to Johannesburg, from 25 November. At the same time, Etihad will launch its operation to the stunning coastal city of Cape Town.

The new service to Zanzibar will operate from November 26.

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