Etihad Airways has confirmed that it will launch
a fourth daily London Heathrow service,
starting from 27 October 2019.
The airline will introduce a
two-class Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner (pictured) on one of its
four daily London services. The aircraft is configured with 299
seats - 28 Business Studios and 271 Economy Smart Seats.
complements the three other services which are operated by
Etihad’s 486-seat Airbus A380s, which feature
The Residence, nine private First Apartments, 70
Business Studios and 405 Economy Smart Seats of which 80
are 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
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