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(2) ETIHAD: Swiss-based airline Etihad Regional was launched in Zurich heralding a new era of improved regional and international connections for travellers in Europe.
Established in partnership with UAE national carrier, Etihad Airways, the new carrier will be operated by Switzerland’s Darwin Airline, which is headquartered in Lugano with a major hub in Geneva.
The first aircraft to feature Etihad Regional’s branding is a 50-seat Saab 2000. The new livery will adorn all 10 aircraft in the fleet by the end of June 2014.
Etihad Airways president and chief executive officer James Hogan explained that the strategy behind Etihad Regional was to build strong regional airline partnerships around the world.
“Etihad Regional will provide a unique opportunity to strengthen vitally important regional networks and connect them to the rapidly expanding global network of Etihad Airways.
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