Abu Dhabi: Etihad Airways announced suspension of flights to and from Dhaka to Abu Dhabi from October 1.
However, for passengers to and from Dhaka, Etihad Airways will continue flights with codeshare airlines Jet Airways (9W) via Mumbai, Kolkata and New Delhi.
The UAE airlines, based in Abu Dhabi will continue relationship with travel agents partners and work closely with guests to avoid any inconvenience.
Due to cancellation of flights from to and from Dhaka, effective from October 1, Etihad will provide several options to passengers who have booked tickets on or before June 6 for travel on or before October 1.
For partially used and fully unused tickets, rebooking, re-routing will be allowed with Etihad codeshare flights by Jet Airways through Mumbai, Kolkata and New Delhi.
Guest from point-to-point from Dhaka to Abu Dhabi will be rebooked with Bangladesh Biman Airlines (BG).
Changes of date would also be allowed without any surcharges who are booked beyond October 1 and wish to travel earlier.
Any date change fees, as well as fare difference arising from re-routing/re-booking is waived for this one instance only. Re-routing and endorsement onto other airlines, other than mentioned in this policy is not permitted.
Refund is permitted free of charges whether the tickets is wholly unused or partially utilised, as long as there are travel segments on or after October 1 which are impacted by the cancellation.
Etihad will also stop all flights from Abu Dhabi to Perth, Australia and Edinburgh, Scotland effective October 1, as part of an ongoing review of its operations.
Earlier, Etihad Airways has announced the suspension of its Abu Dhabi – Dallas/Fort Worth route effective 25 March 2018, as it will become commercially unsustainable following American Airlines’ unilateral decision to terminate its codeshare agreement with the airline.