Tuesday, 23 January 2018 01:56 GMT

UAE's Etihad operates its first flight to Madina

(MENAFN) Etihad Airways has announced the operation of its daily flights between Abu Dhabi and Al Madina, Saudi Arabia, according to the Emirates 24/7

Al Madina is the fourth destination of Etihad Airways in Saudi Arabia, and is considered as a major hub for Hajj and Umrah travellers visiting the home of Prophet Mohammed's [Peace Be Upon Him] Mosque

James Hogan, President and Chief Executive Officer Etihad Airways, said: "Medina Al Munawarra is an important strategic destination for us, and we are delighted to commence our operations to the second holiest city in Islam.

Etihad uses A320 aircraft for its flights between Abu Dhabi and Medina, configured with 16 Pearl Business Class and 120 Coral Economy Class seats

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