Etihad Airways flies record 10.29 million passengers

Abu Dhabi, Dec 31 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates' national airline, has surpassed its target of carrying 10 million passengers in 2012 and it was set to achieve a 22 percent increase on the total of 8.41 million passengers for 2011.

The airline said the increase in passenger numbers - up to a total of 10.29 million - represents an extra 1.88 million passengers travelling on the carrier's global network that now covers 87 of its own passenger and cargo destinations, and 245 codeshare destinations.




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