Abu Dhabi, June 6 / WAM / Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, plans to launch seasonal flights to the most famous Greek islands, Mykonos and Santorini, and to the famous Spanish city of Malaga located in southern Spain.
Mykonos will operate between July 8 and September 11, 2021 and Santorini between July 9 and September 12, 2021. Both destinations will benefit from the Airbus A320 direct service every two weeks.
With a safe travel corridor between the UAE and Greece, fully vaccinated people now have more opportunities to travel without being quarantined. Travelers can sample Mediterranean cuisine in Mykonos or admire the unique architecture of Santorini. Just over four hours from Abu Dhabi, Etihad’s new flights to the Greek islands complement the airline’s existing services to Athens.
As Spain prepares to reopen vaccinations for international travelers from June 7, 2021, Etihad will launch new flights to Malaga twice a week between July 9 and September 15, 2021. The flights to Malaga will operate the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Affordable space and seating options for people without neighbors.
The new service will provide more choice and convenience for leisure travelers between the UAE and Spain, and Etihad now serves three destinations between the two countries: Barcelona, Madrid and Malaga.
For Etihad Guest members who want to redeem their well-earned miles, Mykonos, Santorini and Malaga are ideal destinations. Members can access the best value seats with their miles, as well as countless car and hotel partners for their travel needs.
With border restrictions eased and safe travel corridors established, Etihad Airways continues to expand its network by adding services and frequencies in key markets. Today’s announcement regarding the Greek islands and Malaga follows the recent resumption of services to Athens, Casablanca, Nairobi, Phuket, Rabat and Seychelles.
To simplify the travel experience and provide more peace of mind, Etihad recently launched the Verified to Fly service, which allows customers to validate their Covid-19 travel documents before arriving at the airport. Passengers using Verified to Fly can enjoy a quick check-in at the airport by going to the counter Verified to Fly for a faster and smoother experience. To use the Verified to Fly service, customers can register by visiting Manage My Booking and they will receive more information on how to submit their documents.
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