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Etihad Airways signs strategic partnership with Kenya Airways

New three times a week service between Nairobi and Abu Dhabi from mid-summer 2013

  • Staff Report
  • Published: 17:55 February 21, 2013
  • Gulf News

Abu Dhabi:
 In an attempt to expand its reach across Africa, Etihad Airways said on Thursday it has signed a strategic commercial partnership agreement with Kenya Airways, the national flag carrier of Kenya.

As a part of the agreement, Kenya Airways will also launch a new three times a week service between Nairobi and Abu Dhabi from mid-summer 2013, Etihad said in a statement.

“This agreement will also allow both airlines to benefit from cost savings achieved through synergies and economies of scale,” James Hogan, Etihad Airways President and CEO, said in a statement.

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