14 January 2016

Etihad Airways supports Kerala’s biggest cultural festival

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, is proud to announce its support of Kerala’s biggest cultural extravaganza with a special promotion on flights from Abu Dhabi to Thiruvananthapuram.

The popular annual Nishagandhi dance and music festival, which runs from January 20 – 28, attracts some of the biggest names in the Indian cultural scene, including musicians Ustad Zakir Hussain, Anoushka Sharma, and dancer and Bollywood actress Hema Malini.

Etihad Airways is offering cultural enthusiasts from across the UAE with great fare savings of up to 30 per cent on round-trip Business Class tickets from Abu Dhabi to Thiruvananthapuram, capital of the southern Indian state of Kerala and host city of the festival. The airline currently operates twice-daily flights on the route.

The carrier said it was delighted to partner with the Government of Kerala and Kerala Tourism to fly more travellers to the region’s premier cultural event and support the state’s tourism-related jobs and economy.