With an all-new provision to let kids travel for free, this airline is helping bring family travel and holidaying back on the cards…all without burning a hole in pockets! Check out all the details below and get planning. By Bayar Jain
Travelling with little ones can often be a tricky task, but Etihad Airways will help make the process a wee better, thanks to their new provision of letting kids up to the age of 11 years travel for free. As per an issued statement by United Arab Emirates‘ flag carrier, adults who book tickets before January 28, 2021, for travels till September 30, 2021, can bring their kids along for the journey at no extra cost. This provision is applicable on a two-children-per-adult basis, which essentially means two adults can bring four children onboard for free.
For added guest-safety, all passengers travelling aboard Etihad Airways receive complimentary COVID-19 insurance. Moreover, the airlines also requires all passengers to show a negative PCR test before departure and upon arrival in Abu Dhabi. Onboard specially-trained Wellness Ambassadors have been introduced to provide essential travel health information. An expansive and a fully redesigned Etihad Wellness sanitisation and safety programme assures that hygiene and cleanliness are enforced at every step of the trip.
Notably, India and the United Arab Emirates have formed a travel bubble which facilities travellers between the two nations. Prices for one such trip from Chennai to Abu Dhabi or Dubai on Etihad Airways starts at INR 6,360. The economy class round-trip for the same route is priced at INR 14,021. A round-trip from Mumbai to Abu Dhabi starts at INR 13,155 for an adult. Other routes include Ahmedabad (INR 9,027), Bengaluru (INR 8,857), Cochin (INR 7,106), Hyderabad (INR 9,086), and New Delhi (INR 8,661). The all-inclusive price of a business class ticket per adult starts at INR 40,644 from Hyderabad to Dubai or Abu Dhabi.