Etihad Airways has extended its codeshare agreement with Air Seychelles to include the latter's new services between Paris and Abu Dhabi.
From July 2, Air Seychelles will deploy its A330-200 twice-weekly between Paris Charles De Gaulle and Seychelles via Abu Dhabi.
Etihad Airways, which flies twice-daily between Paris CDG and Abu Dhabi, will place its EY flight code on the Air Seychelles route.
Kevin Knight, Etihad's chief strategy and planning officer, said: "France is an important market for Etihad Airways, and providing more travel options between Paris and Abu Dhabi is central to our strategy of adding depth to our network.
"The new Air Seychelles twice-weekly services will complement Etihad Airways' existing twice-daily operations between the two cities."
From July 2, the schedule will be as follows:
Earlier this month, Etihad announced it is withdrawing from Skytrax (see news, June 9).