Etihad Airways Expands In USA, Adds Flights To Dallas On Calendar
Etihad Airways is on a roll. The already successful airline has now expanded on a wider scale in the US. Over the past one year, Etihad has added manifold destinations to its USA network. The latest addition came with Dallas or Fort Worth very recently. At a time when economic regression and issues are spurting out by the day, Etihad is optimistic that these enhanced connectivity options to and from USA will be a gradually beneficial one. It has added three flights, non-stop category, between Abu Dhabi and Dallas. More so, daily flight operations between the destinations are also in the offing.
The developments come about at a time when UAE is the largest Middle Eastern exporting market for USA while the latter is the global leader among aviation industry players.
The direct beneficiaries from the route addition will be the Fortune 500 companies in Texas and Dallas as well as the sectors for technology, gas and oil. Dallas or Fort Worth is currently the 17th largest port in USA associated with UAE for trade. The growth in this niche has been magnanimous with figures going up from $68 million in the year 1999 to $363 million two years back. More so, Dallas is the main hub for American Airlines as well as the primary code share partner from USA for Etihad Airways.