ETIHAD AIRWAYS TO FLY 787 DREAMLINERS TO JAKARTA AND MALDIVES

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•         Two daily services to Jakarta to go all-Dreamliner

•         Seasonal upgrade to Male, Maldives

•         Aircraft feature industry-leading, next-generation cabins

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 7 August, 2019 (GPN)  – Etihad Airways will introduce the Boeing 787 Dreamliner on its flights from Abu Dhabi to Jakarta, Indonesia, and will upgrade its daily morning service to Male, Maldives, to the wide-body aircraft on a seasonal basis.

The airline’s two daily scheduled services from Abu Dhabi to the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, will be operated on a year-round basis by a two-class Boeing 787-9. Effective 27 October, the overnight service will transition to a Dreamliner operation and the aircraft will be introduced on the daytime service from 14 December 2019.

The airline will also operate the next-generation aircraft on its daily morning service from Abu Dhabi to Male from 27 October 2019 to 30 April 2020. This morning service will continue to be supplemented by a second overnight departure.

Etihad Airways is one of the world’s largest operators of the Boeing 787 and is introducing the aircraft to these destinations to benefit its point-to-point customers travelling to and from Abu Dhabi, as well as those connecting to and from the Etihad global network.

Timetable

Boeing 787 schedule to Jakarta, effective 27 October 2019

Flight Origin Departs Destination Arrives Frequency Aircraft
EY474 Abu Dhabi 03:00 Jakarta 14:10 Daily Boeing 787-9
EY475 Jakarta 17:35 Abu Dhabi 23:05 Daily Boeing 787-9
EY472 Abu Dhabi 11:15 Jakarta 22:25 Daily Boeing 787-9*
EY471 Jakarta 00:05 Abu Dhabi 05:35 Daily Boeing 787-9*

*EY472/EY471 to operate with Boeing 787-9 effective 14 December 2019

Boeing 787 schedule to Male, effective 27 October 2019

Flight Origin Departs Destination Arrives Frequency Aircraft
EY278 Abu Dhabi 08:50 Male 14:00 Daily Boeing 787-9*
EY279 Male 20:30 Abu Dhabi 23:45 Daily Boeing 787-9*
EY260 Abu Dhabi 01:20 Male 06:40 Mo/Fr/Sa/Su** Airbus A320
EY261 Male 18:10 Abu Dhabi 21:40 Mo/Fr/Sa/Su** Airbus A320

 *Boeing 787-9 operating between 27 October 2019 and 30 April 2020

**EY260/261 to operate daily between 17 December 2019 and 9 January 2020

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Sachin Murdeshwar
Sachin Murdeshwar is a Sr.Journalist and Columnist in several Mainline Newspapers and Portals.He is an ardent traveller and likes to explore destinations to the core.

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