Etihad Airlines has signed a partnership with cheap provider easyJet.
This deal method shoppers should buy tickets during the easyJet web site connecting the 2 airways’ networks and opening new and thrilling chances for trip between Europe, Africa, the Azores and the UAE.
The collaboration comes into impact right away.
The partnership follows easyJet’s sped up and a hit roll out programme with flight comparability seek engine, Dohop, which powers the easyJet international web site connecting its Ecu community with long-haul flights.
For Etihad, this has been completed the usage of the New Distribution Capacity platform offering technical capacity for brand spanking new partnerships up to now no longer conceivable.
The partnership with easyJet and Dohop is the UAE nationwide airline’s first use of this era and Etihad plans so as to add extra airways and trip companions to their NDC portfolio in 2020.
Ali Saleh, Etihad Airlines vice chairman alliances and partnerships, stated: “This new collaboration between two nice manufacturers is a logical soar ahead for each our firms.
easyJet is an ideal release spouse for us in Europe, permitting us to reliably building up the breadth of our continental succeed in to and from Abu Dhabi, as we improve techniques of connecting at once with extra airways and trip companions world wide.
“The facility to offer end-to-end reserving features thru our NDC platform will supply shoppers with ‘one forestall’ answers for seamless trip with companions, whether or not legacy or cheap, thru Etihad’s world gateways.”
Consumers will for the primary time be capable of acquire tickets at the easyJet web site from 68 towns at the airline’s community in Europe to Abu Dhabi, connecting directly to Etihad Airlines flights from 10 Ecu gateways in Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Paris Charles de Gaulle, Rome, Geneva, Madrid, Manchester, Milan Malpensa, and Zurich.
Each airways plan to enlarge the partnership to incorporate extra locations at some point.
Rachel Smith, easyJet head of industrial partnerships, stated: “We’re excited to announce our partnership with Etihad Airlines, which opens up Abu Dhabi as a vacation spot to our passengers and extra of Europe to Etihad.
“Thru sensible self-connections and strategic partnerships, we proceed to increase the succeed in of the global by means of easyJet community providing extra worth and extra routes to extra shoppers.”