Etihad commences fascinating fares to Belarus from Kuwait via Abu Dhabi

To celebrate the inauguration of their new flights to Minsk, Etihad Airways begins their breathtaking fares from Kuwait to Belarus, allowing it to become the first airline from the Gulf region to fly to Belarus to meet the needs of travelers from Kuwait allowing them to experience one of the world's remarkable historical heritages.

The Abu Dhabi home based airline delivers spectacular fares that drive its flyers to explore the beauties of Minsk, where people can visit magnificent attractions such as the great museum of patriotic war and the astounding abundance of fortresses.

James Hogan, Etihad Airways' chief executive, said:

'To make history as the first airline from the Gulf region to fly to Belarus is a great honour for Etihad Airways. We are extremely excited at starting this service and giving the opportunity for people to experience a life time journey to one of Europe's fascinating cities.'

Located in Eastern Europe, Belarus borders Russia to the north and east, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the north. Minsk is the largest city in the country, with a population of 1.8 million.

Most of Belarus' population of 9.85 million reside in the urban areas surrounding Minsk and other regional capitals. Minsk is the country's major industrial centre with more than 250 factories and manufacturing plants.

With a central location in the heart of Europe, a rich cultural heritage and stunning scenery, Belarus is also seeking to exploit its strong tourism potential.

To take advantage of Etihad's promotional offer, travelers need to book and buy their tickets before the 31st of August 2008 for travel by end of November 2008.