Etihad Airways achieved a new milestone on Monday 11 June when more than 65,500 flight bookings were made with the Abu Dhabi-based airline.
The figure was the highest number of bookings ever made in a single day with Etihad Airways and exceeded the previous record, on Monday 9 January, by 13 per cent.
In addition, passenger bookings for Thursday 14 June to Sunday 17 June are the highest of any four days previously experienced by Etihad Airways.
Advance premium cabin bookings for a single day are set to beat previous Etihad Airways records, with nearly 2,900 combined bookings already received for Diamond First and Pearl Business Class flights on Sunday 17 June.
The most popular overall destinations for travel over the 14 – 17 June period are Bangkok, Manila, London, Riyadh and Jeddah. Top premium travel destinations also include Paris, Sydney and Frankfurt.
James Hogan, Etihad Airways’ President and Chief Executive Officer, said: “Etihad Airways is experiencing exceptional demand for flights across our network for this weekend and into the summer. We are delighted to have broken our own records for flights bookings and will look to raise the bar further over the coming months.
“The Etihad Airways network and aircraft fleet has expanded greatly in the past 12 months and we are delighted to offer customers flights and world class services to short, medium and long haul destinations. This flight demand will continue to grow and we urge our customers to book their summer travel quickly to avoid disappointment.”