By James Wilkinson

Etihad Airways has released a series of combo airfares, perfect for leisure, conference and incentive travellers heading for Europe.

Etihad's A340-600

Priced from $5602 return, the offer means travellers can fly in Etihad’s pearl business class cabin to Abu Dhabi and economy onto Europe. On the way back, it is economy from Europe, then business on the ultra long-haul flight from Abu Dhabi to Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne.

Etihad flies to 17 European destinations from Abu Dhabi and the combo airfares are on sale until March 12, 2010.

For bookings, call Etihad Airways on 1800 998 995 or visit