From the 5 April 2019, Etihad Airways will offer additional flights from Abu Dhabi to London Heathrow. Aiming to meet peak demand during the month of April, the carrier will operate between three to four dailies on a two-class Boeing 787-9.
The configuration of the aircraft will comprise of 271 economy seats and 28 business studios.
The additional flights are expected to operate in addition to Etihad Airways’ regularly scheduled 3 daily Abu Dhabi to London services, which will continue to be served on Airbus A380 aircraft. Currently, the service operates on a three-class system.
Commenting on the upcoming flights in April, James Harrison, general manager for Etihad Airways in the United Kingdom and Ireland, said: “We are thrilled to announce more flights to London during April, in response to increased demand in the lead up to and post the Easter holidays.
“This is a busy travel time for families looking to enjoy the extended school holiday. This extra service will allow our guests more choice and flexibility with their travel plans.”