Etihad Airways has announced that it will resume flights between Abu Dhabi and Khartoum, Sudan, on Tuesday, 16th July.
Etihad will also operate six charter flights dedicated to the General Authority of Islamic Affairs, Sheikh Zayed Foundation and Abu Dhabi police. The outbound flights will operate from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah and Medina between Aug.1-5, with return flights scheduled for Aug.16-17.
The airline said that these changes will cause delays on some departures from Abu Dhabi, "due to increased congestion in available airspace, and will increase journey times on some routes."
UAE airlines Emirates and Etihad announced that they are suspending their operations through Iranian airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Oman.
Starting on Wednesday, guests on most Etihad flights will be able to enjoy reading the e-book, which relates the remarkable legacy of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid in public service.
Customers can now book the extra transfer service online for their flight via etihad.com immediately after purchasing their airline ticket or even up to one hour in advance.
A state-of-the-art Etihad Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner touched down in Lagos this morning after its inaugural flight from Abu Dhabi. Etihad Airways flight EY673 took off from Abu Dhabi at 2.35am and arrived on schedule at 7.10am local time.
The autonomous wheelchairs will allow passengers with restricted mobility to navigate easier through Abu Dhabi International Airport. The trial at Abu Dhabi International Airport will be ahead of the introduction of the autonomous wheelchairs at the new Midfield Terminal.
Etihad Airways, the UAE’s national airline, and Saudia, the national flag carrier of Saudi Arabia, have marked the first anniversary of their commercial partnership by announcing 12 new codeshare routes to key destinations in Asia and Europe.