Etihad’s New ‘Hand Baggage Only’ Option Will Make it Cheaper to Fly

Do you travel light? Well, good news: travelling without checked-in baggage on Etihad Airways might just get you a lower-priced fare in the future.

That’s because the airline is testing out a new ‘hand-baggage only‘ option on select short-haul destinations. The trial promotion applies to travel until March 31, 2018.

Travel light and save cash

Available on flights between Abu Dhabi, Kuwait and Bahrain, passengers will be able to book lower-priced ‘Deal Fares‘ in Economy Class when they’re not checking any bags in.

The trial fares will apply to bookings made between October 18 to December 18, and this includes a complimentary carry-on baggage allowance of 7kg.

The new promotion is aimed at UAE travellers who make short-haul flights in the GCC. It’s an ideal option for those looking for cheaper fares when traveling light.

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