Discounted Etihad, Emirates tickets for students

Eudore R. Chand

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ABU DHABI 6 October 2020: The UAE national carrier, Etihad Airways, has launched its ‘Global Student’ offer to make it easier for students to travel between university and home or to discover new horizons and cultures.

“Students who book before 30th November, 2020, for travel by 30th September, 2021, will save up to 10% on Economy tickets and 5% on Business class tickets”, the airline said in a statement on Monday.

Family members can also benefit from the same discount provided their tickets are booked under the same reservation and they travel with the student.

Etihad said travellers who book using this promotional fare will have an increased baggage allowance of up to 40kg in Economy and up to 50kg in Business, or one additional checked bag if travelling to/from USA or Canada.

One free date change is permitted up to 96 hours prior to travel, it added.

Emirates expands Europe network to 31 destinations

Emirates Airline has announced it will resume flights to Budapest (from 21st October), Bologna (1st November), Dusseldorf (1st November), Hamburg (1st November) and Lyon (4th November), expanding its European network to 31 destinations, and offering customers around the world convenient connections via Dubai.

The addition of these five destinations takes Emirates’ global network to 99 destinations, as the airline continues to gradually meet travel demand, while always prioritising the health and safety of its customers, crew and communities.

Flights to/from Budapest and Lyon will operate twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays while flights to/from Bologna, Dusseldorf and Hamburg will operate twice a week on Fridays and Sundays.

All flights to the five cities will be operated by the Boeing 777- 300ER, providing robust cargo capacity on each flight. Tickets can be booked on emirates.com, the Emirates App, Emirates sales offices, via travel agents as well as online travel agents.

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