Eithad Airways is one of the best and well known airlines operating from the Middle East. It is the flagship airline for United Arab Emirates. Since inception it has expanded its services to South East Asia and has been a popular airline with many Indian travellers prefers Etihad for flying to their favourite destinations around the world.
Indian travellers flying to the US on Etihad Airways now have something to cheer about! According to a recent development, the Indian travellers will now be able to clear the US customs and immigration formalities at the Abu Dhabi Airport itself and arrive in the US as a domestic traveller. This saves the passengers from waiting at the US airport in long queues to clear all their inspections at the arrival.
Etihad Airways stated that there will be special counters set up at the Abu Dhabi airport in order to make sure that the process is breeze and without any hassles. The Etihad Airways’ passengers can also complete their Health inspections and Department of Agricultures’ inspections at the Abu Dhabi airport before boarding the aircraft. The move has been highly appreciated by a number of frequent travellers as it is bound to save a lot a time for them. This news was long awaited as Etihad Airways has for long been in line to get such a clearance from the US authorities.
Also, the Etihad Airways is now offering enhanced connectivity to the Indian air travellers by connecting them from Chennai, New Delhi, Ahmedabad, Kochi, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mumbai, Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode via Abu Dhabi to New York, Washington DC and Chicago. The good news doesn’t end here! Etihad Airways is also expanding its network to Jaipur in April. The other cities expected to join the network are Los Angeles in June and Dallas-Fort Worth in December.