Etihad is currently running a business class sale for flights from the UK to destinations including Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur and Sydney.

The promotion is valid for bookings made by June 3, for travel between July 1 and August 31.

Highlighted business class fares include £1,149 (US$1,454) return to Abu Dhabi, £1,499 (US$1,897) to Bangkok, Hong Kong, Johannesburg and the Seychelles, £1,599 (US$2,023) to Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, £1,999 (US$2,529) to Male, and £2,999 (US$3,795) to Melbourne and Sydney.

There is a minimum stay of three days, and a maximum stay of one month, and weekend surcharges and blackout periods may apply.

Business Traveller recently reported Etihad’s plans to increases flight frequency between London and Abu Dhabi over the summer period, using slots at Heathrow which had previously been leased to Jet Airways.