Pay for hand bag­gage only

Eti­had Air­ways has launched a new hand bag­gage-only ‘Deal Fare’ across se­lected des­ti­na­tions, al­low­ing trav­ellers to pur­chase lower fares in Econ­omy Class if no checked bag­gage is re­quired.

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The ‘Deal Fare’ in­cludes a com­pli­men­tary carry-on bag­gage al­lowance of 7 kg and is avail­able on flights be­tween Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Ara­bia, Jor­dan, Lebanon, Egypt and Azer­bai­jan.

Guests look­ing to add ad­di­tional checked bag­gage af­ter pur­chas­ing a ‘Deal Fare’ can sim­ply buy ex­tra al­lowance at check-in or en­joy a 20 per cent dis­count when buy­ing in ad­vance on­line. Eti­had Guest mem­bers who pur­chase the ‘Deal Fare’ can con­tinue to en­joy free checked bag­gage al­lowance (Eti­had Guest Sil­ver – 10 kg, Eti­had Guest Gold – 15 kg and Eti­had Guest Plat­inum – 20 kg). Eti­had Air­ways has suc­cess­fully im­ple­mented sev­eral new an­cil­lary prod­ucts to pro­vide guests ad­di­tional choice, in­clud­ing ex­tra legroom seats, neigh­bour-free seats and pre­ferred seat­ing. Robin Ka­mark, Chief Com­mer­cial Of­fi­cer, Eti­had Air­ways, said, “Af­ter a suc­cess­ful trial of the ‘Deal Fare’ late last year, pur­chas­ing be­hav­iour demon­strated guests ap­pre­ci­ate hav­ing more choice and like to be able to select the travel op­tion that best meets their needs.

We are en­hanc­ing our prod­uct of­fer­ing to align with cus­tomer feed­back. Guests trav­el­ling for busi­ness, week­end get­aways or day trips who like to travel light can now avail cheaper fares.”

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