Etihad Airways is set to launch seasonal summer flights from Abu Dhabi to the beautiful and historic Egyptian city of Alexandria.
Between 2 July and 31 August, Etihad Airways will operate scheduled flights between the two cities on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays an Airbus A320 aircraft.
Outbound flights will depart Abu Dhabi at 2.15pm every, arriving in Alexandria at 4:00 pm. Return flights will depart Alexandria at 4:50pm, arriving back in Abu Dhabi at 10:40.
With the addition of these seasonal services, Etihad will operate a total of 32 flights per week to Egypt - 28 flights to Cairo and four to Alexandria.
Alexandria is one of oldest continuously-inhabited locations in the world and home to the Great Library of Alexandria and one of the ancient world wonders, the Pharos Lighthouse.
This famous coastal city is also a convenient gateway for many of the Egyptian expatriates living in the UAE and planning to return home during the summer holidays.