Etihad Airways and EL AL Israel Airways, the nationwide carrier of Israel, have introduced a joint codeshare community and reciprocal loyalty agreement for regular flyers.
This builds on the memorandum of being familiar with the airlines signed in 2020 subsequent the Abraham Accords signed by the UAE and Israel.
Available for sale from nowadays, for flights from July 18th, EL AL will include its ‘LY’ code to Etihad’s current twice weekly support involving Abu Dhabi to Tel Aviv.
Beyond Etihad’s Abu Dhabi hub, this new partnership will extend even further and is planned to consist of destinations in Australia, Bahrain, India, Korea, Philippines and Seychelles from August 1st.
In the up coming phase of extending the codeshare settlement, subject matter to acquiring relevant governmental and regulatory approvals, Etihad will offer you friends an added 14 destinations throughout the Center East, Europe, Asia and US by introducing its ‘EY’ code to EL AL flights.
Tony Douglas, group chief executive officer, Etihad Aviation Team, explained: “We are extremely pleased to be ready to announce the start of our codeshare and repeated flyer partnership with El Al.
“This partnership will provide supplemental decision and connectivity for the two carriers’ guests, and a array of positive aspects for recurrent travellers involving and beyond our respective hubs in Abu Dhabi and Tel Aviv.”