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Etihad Announces Hyderabad Flights  
User currently offlineBehramjee From Canada, joined Aug 2003, 4716 posts, RR: 44
Posted (4 years 8 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 3501 times:

Hi,

This is to inform you that EY will be launching 4 new weekly nonstop flights from AUH to HYD, India effective November with an A 320.

The flight schedule is as follows:

EY 274 Dep AUH 2200 - Arr HYD 0300+1
EY 275 Dep HYD 0415 - Arr AUH 0700

**Allows excellent connections in both directions to ORD/JFK/YYZ/LHR/JED.

Source:

http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayA...heuae_August106.xml§ion=theuae

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User currently offlineOjas From India, joined Mar 2008, 2920 posts, RR: 24
Reply 1, posted (4 years 8 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 3480 times:

JED connects well in one direction only JED - AUH - HYD connects well, however HYD - AUH - JED involves a 6 hour layover at AUH.


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User currently offlineHardiwv From Brazil, joined Oct 2004, 8780 posts, RR: 50
Reply 2, posted (4 years 8 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 3474 times:

The decision comes in the wake of KLM withdrawal of AMS-HYD in Febraury/March 2009.

Rgs,


User currently offlineOjas From India, joined Mar 2008, 2920 posts, RR: 24
Reply 3, posted (4 years 8 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 3462 times:

Quoting Hardiwv (Reply 2):
The decision comes in the wake of KLM withdrawal of AMS-HYD in Febraury/March 2009.

I don't think so, EY would have started HYD in any case, irrespective of KLM's presence in HYD.

[Edited 2009-08-06 08:05:42]


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User currently offlineHardiwv From Brazil, joined Oct 2004, 8780 posts, RR: 50
Reply 4, posted (4 years 8 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 3445 times:



Quoting Ojas (Reply 3):
I don't think so, EY would have started HYD in any case, irrespective of KLM's presence in HYD.

No doubt that KLM withdrawal helped in boosting EY interest of this market since connections to Europe/Africa/US were therefore cut via the AMS hub.

Rgs,


User currently offlineBehramjee From Canada, joined Aug 2003, 4716 posts, RR: 44
Reply 5, posted (4 years 8 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 3431 times:

KLM's withdrawal has absolutely nothing to do with EY in HYD. In fact, when KLM withdrew, BA immediately launched HYD, so it has helped BA more than anyone else.

EY is primarily targeting O&D + Middle East + LON + JFK + ORD + YYZ bound pax where as KLM was mainly after UK + North America bound traffic.


User currently offlineOjas From India, joined Mar 2008, 2920 posts, RR: 24
Reply 6, posted (4 years 8 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 3423 times:



Quoting Hardiwv (Reply 4):
No doubt that KLM withdrawal helped in boosting EY interest of this market since connections to Europe/Africa/US were therefore cut via the AMS hub.

Actually EY was granted rights to HYD last year at around this time IIRC, even before it was public that KLM would withdraw AMS - HYD.

Also even if there weren't connections to EU/US places AUH - HYD flight can easily survive on the feeder from other GCC countries AMM,BEY,DAM and plus the fact of a good O&D from AUH itself.



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User currently offlineCO58 From United States of America, joined Nov 2008, 50 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (4 years 8 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 3368 times:



Quoting Hardiwv (Reply 4):
No doubt that KLM withdrawal helped in boosting EY interest of this market since connections to Europe/Africa/US were therefore cut via the AMS hub.

As Behramjee and Ojas have stated above, KLM really did not have much to do with EY's decision.

When KLM left, British Airways came in to take over their leftover market. Lufthansa and British Airways fill the gap left by KLM very well.


User currently offlineHardiwv From Brazil, joined Oct 2004, 8780 posts, RR: 50
Reply 8, posted (4 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 3123 times:



Quoting Behramjee (Reply 5):
KLM's withdrawal has absolutely nothing to do with EY in HYD. In fact, when KLM withdrew, BA immediately launched HYD, so it has helped BA more than anyone else.



Quoting Ojas (Reply 6):
Actually EY was granted rights to HYD last year at around this time IIRC, even before it was public that KLM would withdraw AMS - HYD.

If you think EY decision to start HYD service has no relationship with KLM withdrawal from the market, it certaintly will be benefited by the decision of Kuwait Airways to cancel its 5 weekly Kuwait - Hyderabad service from 25 October 2009. Kuwait Airways leaves days before EY starts flights in HYD.

Rgs,


User currently offlineBehramjee From Canada, joined Aug 2003, 4716 posts, RR: 44
Reply 9, posted (4 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 3046 times:



Quoting Hardiwv (Reply 8):
If you think EY decision to start HYD service has no relationship with KLM withdrawal from the market, it certaintly will be benefited by the decision of Kuwait Airways to cancel its 5 weekly Kuwait - Hyderabad service from 25 October 2009. Kuwait Airways leaves days before EY starts flights in HYD.

Rgs,

Yes this is 100% true!

Expect Etihad to re launch Colombo from this November as well with A 320s.


User currently offlineHardiwv From Brazil, joined Oct 2004, 8780 posts, RR: 50
Reply 10, posted (4 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 3044 times:



Quoting Behramjee (Reply 9):
Yes this is 100% true!

Kuwait Airways withdrawal from HYD (October 2009) will certainly pave the way for AY arrival (November 2009).

Rgs,


User currently offlineAviationbuff From India, joined Mar 2008, 1425 posts, RR: 3
Reply 11, posted (4 years 8 months 2 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 2896 times:

AY welcome to HYD......

this was long overdue and expected. AY would have added HYD irrespective of the decision of Kuwait and KLM.


User currently offlineOjas From India, joined Mar 2008, 2920 posts, RR: 24
Reply 12, posted (4 years 8 months 2 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 2844 times:



Quoting Aviationbuff (Reply 11):
AY welcome to HYD......

this was long overdue and expected. AY would have added HYD irrespective of the decision of Kuwait and KLM.



Quoting Hardiwv (Reply 10):
will certainly pave the way for AY arrival

You guys mean EY right. Thats the code for Etihad, not AY. AY is for Finnair.



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User currently offlineAviationbuff From India, joined Mar 2008, 1425 posts, RR: 3
Reply 13, posted (4 years 8 months 2 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 2818 times:



Quoting Ojas (Reply 12):
You guys mean EY right. Thats the code for Etihad, not AY. AY is for Finnair.

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User currently offlineBABUMUSHAI From India, joined Jun 2005, 19 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (4 years 8 months 2 weeks 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 2735 times:

Hoping to see you all there.


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