Children Can Now Fly For Free On Etihad Flights From India To Abu Dhabi

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Adults who book their next flight to Abu Dhabi or Dubai with Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, can take their children up to the age of 11 years for free.

The airline announced that with every adult ticket booked before January 28, 2021, for travel until September 30, 2021, up to two children will travel free – so two adults can bring four children, free.


  • Economy fares for an adult start at Rs. 6,360 from cities in India to Abu Dhabi
  • Round-trip from Mumbai to Abu Dhabi or Dubai with Etihad Airways is available at Rs. 13,155 for an adult

Reassurance to Travel

To give guests peace of mind and to offer an extra level of reassurance to travel, Etihad is the only airline in the world requiring 100% of its passengers to show a negative PCR test before departure, and on arrival in Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi is a diverse destination with ‘desertscapes,’ fabulous beaches and warm, clear waters. For children and adults alike, the modern, cosmopolitan capital city of Abu Dhabi features thrilling headline attractions such as Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi and Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, as well as cultural highlights including the Louvre Abu Dhabi and the famous Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.

Adventurers will appreciate the opportunity the emirate presents for kayaking in the mangroves, sand boarding in the desert, jet-skiing, go-karting and more. Travellers in need of rest and rejuvenation will find peace in the many tranquil spaces across the city, from serene beaches to luxury spas.


Also Read: Etihad Airways Welcomes The Reopening Of Abu Dhabi


Flying to, from, and via Abu Dhabi is supported by the airline’s fully redesigned Etihad Wellness sanitisation and safety programme, which ensures the highest standards of hygiene are maintained at every stage of the customer journey. 

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An Etihad Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Source: Etihad

This includes specially trained Wellness Ambassadors, a first in the industry, who have been introduced by the airline to provide essential travel health information and care on the ground and on every flight, so guests can fly with greater ease and confidence. All passengers travelling with Etihad receive complimentary COVID-19 insurance. 

The sale starts on Thursday, January 14, 2021 and ends on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at Offer valid for children up to 11 years old.

Recently, Etihad rolled out a New Year’s sale which began from Tuesday, January 5, whereby customers can get two tickets for the price of one. The sale ended on Wednesday, January 13, and passengers can book the tickets on the airline’s website to travel any time before June 15, 2021.

The airline added that the offer is valid only for one guest and a companion.

Booking for the companion must be made in the same transaction, and the companion must fly on the same flight, date, and class of travel as the accompanying guest.

Return fares for two people in economy class, inclusive of taxes and surcharges, from Abu Dhabi to Athens start from Dhs1,000; Istanbul from Dhs1,790; Dublin from Dhs3,830; and Toronto from Dhs5,790.

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Deputy Editor, AviatorsBuzz Aditya Anand in his nearly two decades of Journalism experience has tracked Aviation, Travel, and Hospitality closely and reported on it for major publications like The Hindu, Mumbai Mirror, and MIDDAY.