KARACHI (PR) - Etihad Airways has announced it will commence operations to the South Korean capital, Seoul, on December 12. Seoul will become the 65th destination on Etihads network. Etihad will operate a daily return service to Seouls Incheon Airport from Pakistan, via its home base in Abu Dhabi, operating Airbus A330-200 aircraft on the route. The Etihad aircraft will be configured with three cabins, offering 2,800 seats each week to and from Seoul. James Hogan, Etihad Airways Chief Executive Officer, said: South Korea is emerging as a key partner for the UAE, and the decision to commence services to Seoul reflects this strengthening partnership. Over the past two years, Korean business has been building a strong presence globally, particularly in the clean energy sector, construction, technology and small to medium enterprises. The new service will offer Pakistani and South Korean air travellers convenient daily connections via Abu Dhabi.