Etihad Airways has celebrated its 10th anniversary of service between Abu Dhabi and Dhaka.
At a special event, held at Le Meridien Hotel, guests of honour, His Excellency Dr Saeed Bin Hajar Al Shehi, UAE Ambasador to Bangladesh, and His Excellency Rashid Khan Menon MP, Minister of Civil Aviation of Bangladesh mingled with Dhaka diplomats, government and aviation officials, corporate and travel industry partners, and the airline’s Dhaka-based employees.
Etihad Airways launched scheduled flights between the capital cities of the United Arab Emirates and Bangladesh on 4 May 2006 with four services a week. Frequency increased to daily soon after, with a bigger 380-seat Boeing 777-300ER aircraft now operating the route.
More than 1.5 million guests have flown between the two cities and beyond since 2006.