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Etihad Flys Daily to Tehran From April

Etihad Flys Daily to Tehran From AprilEtihad Flys Daily to Tehran From April

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), will increase its flights between Abu Dhabi and Tehran, the capital of Iran, from three flights a week to a daily service, beginning on Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

The Airbus A320 Tehran service, which started in December 2006, provides 136 seats each way in a two cabin configuration, with 16 Business Class seats and 120 Economy Class seats.

Adding 1,088 new seats per week to the route, the additional Tehran flights will enable Etihad to provide its guests with more choice and greater flexibility when travelling between Abu Dhabi and Tehran, according to

Daily Tehran flights will allow the Iranian capital to gain two-way connectivity to almost 50 markets on Etihad Airways’ global network.

The Tehran flights will connect with destinations on the airline’s network across the Persian Gulf region, Africa, Asia, Australia, and the US.

The increase to daily is the first step in Etihad Airways’ phased network expansion to Iran.

Kevin Knight, Etihad Airways’ Chief Strategy and Planning Officer, said: “We have been keen to increase the Tehran service to daily operations for some time and we’re delighted to make that move now ahead of the summer season.”