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Etihad Airways to serve London Heathrow with fourth year-round daily service

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Dana Ermolenko
Country: United Arab Emirates Aircraft: Airplanes Airline: Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways is to boost its services from Abu Dhabi to London Heathrow by adding a fourth year-round daily service between the two capitals, launching on 27 October 2019. The new service introduces a convenient mid-morning departure from Abu Dhabi and a late evening departure from London Heathrow and follows the introduction of additional seasonal services this summer.

The airline will introduce a next-generation, two-class Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on one of its four daily London services. The aircraft is configured with 299 seats - 28 Business Studios and 271 Economy Smart Seats. This complements the three other services which are operated by Etihad’s 486-seat Airbus A380s, which feature The Residence, a luxurious three-room cabin, nine private First Apartments, 70 Business Studios and 405 Economy Smart Seats. These include 80 Economy Space seats with a seat pitch of up to 36 inches.

Robin Kamark, Commercial Officer, Etihad Aviation Group Chief, said: “The flagship Abu Dhabi to London route is tremendously popular with point-to-point business and leisure travellers, and those transiting beyond our hub and we recently boosted frequencies between the two cities to meet increased demand at peak travel times. Adding a fourth year-round flight will provide much needed capacity and optimised timings and easy connections to key destinations across the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia."

“The new service demonstrates our commitment to the crucially important UK market, and ensures we provide our customers with all the benefits of a next-generation fleet across all 42 weekly departures to and from the United Kingdom."

 

In addition to the four daily flights into the UK capital, Etihad Airways also operates two daily Boeing 787 Dreamliner services between Abu Dhabi and Manchester.

  

Timetable: Abu Dhabi – London winter 2019/2020 schedule:

 

Flight

Origin

Departs

Destination

Arrives

Frequency

Aircraft

EY11

Abu Dhabi

02:40

London Heathrow

06:45

Daily

Airbus A380

EY12

London Heathrow

09:00

Abu Dhabi

20:05

Daily

Airbus A380

EY19

Abu Dhabi

08:05

London Heathrow

12:00

Daily

Airbus A380

EY20

London Heathrow

14:05

Abu Dhabi

01:05*

Daily

Airbus A380

EY25

Abu Dhabi

10:45

London Heathrow

14:50

Daily

Airbus A380

EY26

London Heathrow

20:00

Abu Dhabi

07:00*

Daily

Airbus A380

EY17

Abu Dhabi

13:40

London Heathrow

17:45

Daily

Boeing 787-9

EY18

London Heathrow

21:05

Abu Dhabi

08:05*

Daily

Boeing 787-9

 

Note: All departures and arrivals are listed in local time. *Denotes next day arrival



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