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Abu Dhabi tops leading UK travel firms 'most wanted' list for 2017

Posted 13 July 2017 · Add Comment

Travel consolidator Gold Medal has reported a 294 per cent rise on the previous year in forward 2017 summer holiday bookings from the UK to the UAE capital.

Etihad Airways operates five weekly flights from Edinburgh, and flies twice daily from Manchester and three daily Airbus A380 flights from London Heathrow, to Abu Dhabi.

James Harrison, Etihad Airways General Manager UK, said: “We are very pleased that Abu Dhabi is proving so popular with British travellers. The tourist appeal of the city goes from strength to strength, as this strong data shows, and increasing numbers of visitors are being drawn by its appeal as a year-round holiday destination.”

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