Etihad Airways announces Manchester City Aircraft Flights to Nigeria

Lahore, July 12, 2012 (PPI-OT): Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, recently announced its 6 flights a week service between the airline’s Abu Dhabi home-base and the Nigerian city, Lagos.

The six flights per week Lagos will be operated by an A330-200 aircraft, configured to carry 22 passengers in Pearl Business class and 240 passengers Coral Economy class. Etihad Airways is lead sponsor of Manchester City Football Club.

The “Blue Moon Rising” aircraft was unveiled in 2011 and is one of the many elements of Etihad Airways’ sponsorship of the English Premier League club. The Etihad Airways logo has been on the Manchester City shirt since 2009 and the airline became naming sponsor of the club’s Etihad Stadium and Campus in August 2011.

This 6-flights service builds on the airline’s existing flights to Cairo, Casablanca, Johannesburg, Khartoum, Nairobi and Tripoli. For the convenience of Pakistani travellers, Etihad currently operates 23 weekly flights from Pakistan to Abu Dhabi – daily from Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad; and bi-weekly from Peshawar.

For more information, contact:
Etihad Airways
309, the Forum,
Kehkashan Clifton, Karachi, Pakistan
Toll Free: 00800 900 440 17
Fax: +9221 3530 1321
Web: www.etihadairways.com