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Prices have been cut by between £19 and £40 by Etihad Airways as part of a short-term seat sale.

The cost of fares from London to Abu Dhabi are down by £19 to £349 return. A return flight to Bangkok is cut by £30 to £450 and Sydney by £40 to £770.

The offer is available for bookings made by February 29 for travel between March 10 and December 12.

The deal also includes departures from Manchester and Edinburgh to the carrier’s Abu Dhabi hub and onwards to more than 100 destinations.

The airline flies three times a day from Heathrow, twice daily from Manchester and five times a week from Edinburgh.