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Etihad, EGYPTAIR Sign MoU to Strengthen Partnership

DALLAS — Etihad Airways (EY), the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and EGYPTAIR (MS) have expressed their commitment to deepening their partnership by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

This agreement is set to enhance commercial and operational cooperation, offering travelers more choices, better services, and greater value.

The current codeshare agreement allows customers of both airlines to enjoy improved connectivity to various destinations within each other’s networks, between Egypt and the UAE, and beyond Cairo into Africa, as well as beyond Abu Dhabi into Asia. The new understanding enables passengers to book their entire journey on a single ticket and have their baggage checked through to their final destination seamlessly.

According to EY press release, the MoU will further extend the codeshare arrangement, providing MS passengers with one-stop access to more destinations in EY's network, including several locations in Asia and Australia. Similarly, it will grant EY customers seamless access to additional destinations in the MS network, building on the routes already included in the current agreement.

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Comments from Airline Officials

Antonoaldo Neves, Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Airways, said, "This agreement will help further deepen our codeshare with EGYPTAIR opening up seamless travel for guests of both airlines across our networks. It also lays the tracks for co-operation across both our frequent flyer programs and will enable us to explore collaboration on joint-marketing campaigns and promotions designed to stimulate and reward our customers."

Yehia Zakaria, Chairman & CEO at EGYPTAIR, said, “This MoU strengthens our strategic partnership with Etihad Airways, and underscores our commitment to providing our valued customers with a seamless travel experience and access to a wider network.

Zakaria added, “I am confident that this partnership with Etihad Airways will not only benefit our passengers but also foster a stronger relationship between Egypt and United Arab Emirates. We look forward to a successful collaboration, soaring to new heights together.”

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