flynas to boost India connectivity


Ever-working to offer its passenger more options, Saudi-based flynas will be introducing seven new destinations in India to its portfolio, as part of its codeshare agreement with Etihad Airways.

The Saudi carrier currently operates 18 flights a week from Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam to Abu Dhabi, and the codeshare agreement allows flynas to place its ‘XY’ code on Etihad Airways’ flights between Abu Dhabi and over 20 destinations on its global network.

flynas will now add its ‘XY’ code to Etihad Airways operated flights from Abu Dhabi to Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Cochin and Kozhikode.

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CEO, NAS Holding, Bandar Al-Muhanna commented on the news: “We began 2017 by launching a number of new domestic flights, and now we are expanding our list of international destinations through our partnerships in order to meet the needs of our passengers.

“Our codeshare agreement with Etihad Airways enables us to better serve our guests, by providing them with convenient access to global destinations via the UAE capital of Abu Dhabi. I am confident that these new destinations will prove hugely popular with a large segment of people who need more access to flights between Saudi Arabia and a number of key destinations in India,” he added.