Etihad Airways will develop its ongoing codeshare settlement with JetBlue to incorporate flights between Abu Dhabi and Washington, D.C., starting Sept. 15, in keeping with the Center East-based service. JetBlue additionally lately started to codeshare on Etihad flights between Abu Dhabi and every Chicago and New York, in keeping with Etihad.
Etihad in August introduced 4 further weekly flights between New York’s John F. Kennedy Worldwide Airport and Abu Dhabi starting Nov. 15, and people, too, will carry JetBlue’s code.
When the added JFK flights start, Etihad additionally may have 12 further locations throughout the Gulf Cooperation Council—which incorporates Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates—and the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia, in keeping with an Etihad spokesperson.
Additional, Etihad and JetBlue plan to supply reciprocal “earn and burn” advantages throughout each networks. The date for that loyalty alignment is pending.
As well as, Etihad will add a brand new route between Abu Dhabi and Guangzhou in China, set to start Oct. 10 pending regulatory approval, the service introduced Monday. It’s going to function twice weekly utilizing a two-class Boeing 777 plane. The brand new route marks the third vacation spot in China for Etihad. The service had resumed service to Shanghai in July 2020 and Beijing in June 2022, in keeping with the airline.