Etihad Airways is gradually resuming services to more destinations across its global network.
Etihad Airways and Kuwaiti flag carrier, Kuwait Airways, have signed a codeshare partnership on selected services on bookings effective Dec. 22, 2019, for travel from Jan.5, 2020.
Etihad Airways’ newest aircraft, a specially themed Boeing 787 Dreamliner, touched down in Abu Dhabi on Saturday after a delivery flight from Boeing’s assembly plant in North Charleston, South Carolina.
The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said in a statement that the suspension would come into force on Feb.5, 2020 — until further notice — adding that the decision is part of precautionary measures undertaken by the UAE to confront the outbreak of the new coronavirus.
Etihad Airways will link 20 more cities in Europe, Asia and Australia via Abu Dhabi, effective 10th June.
Etihad Airways will recommence flights from Abu Dhabi to Athens, Greece, effective 24th June. The twice-weekly schedule will be operated on Wednesdays and Saturdays using a two-class Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.
The UAE national airline will be the first airline to trial the technology, which can monitor the temperature, heart rate and respiratory rate of any person using an airport touchpoint such as a check-in or information kiosk, a bag drop facility, a security point or immigration gate.
The UAE national airline, Etihad Airways, will resume passenger flights from Abu Dhabi to Shanghai, from 27 July.
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the joint-venture established between ADQ, one of the region’s largest holding companies, and Wizz Air Holdings Plc, has received national carrier status from the UAE government, subject to meeting regulatory standards prior to beginning operations.
In early July, Etihad flew in hundreds of UFC athletes and staff, including UFC President Dana White, welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and fellow stars Amanda Ribas, Jéssica Andrade, José Aldo, Paige VanZant, Rose Namajunas and Max Holloway jetting into the UAE capital from Las Vegas and Sao Paolo.