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

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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 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:

FlightOriDepDestArrFreqAir
craft
EY11Abu
Dhabi
02:40London
Heathrow
06:45DailyAirbus
A380
EY12London
Heathrow
09:00Abu
Dhabi
20:05DailyAirbus
A380
EY19Abu
Dhabi
08:05London
Heathrow
12:00DailyAirbus
A380
EY20London
Heathrow
14:05Abu
Dhabi
01:05*DailyAirbus
A380
EY25Abu
Dhabi
10:45London
Heathrow
14:50DailyAirbus
A380
EY26London
Heathrow
20:00Abu
Dhabi
07:00*DailyAirbus
A380
EY17Abu
Dhabi
13:40London
Heathrow
17:45DailyBoeing
787-9
EY18London
Heathrow
21:05Abu
Dhabi
08:05*DailyBoeing
787-9


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

Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Phillips joined the team in 2016. She developed a passion and love for all things-travel related in her role as travel journalist, a position she held for over seven years. A brief exodus into the corporate marketing sphere proved that there is no better industry than the travel industry. Research and writing are two of Jeanette’s greatest passions, but she is always open to new challenges and different ways of doing things.

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