Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Etihad Airways has officially announced that it will be launching flights to Nagoya and Tokyo Narita from Feb 1st 2010 onwards. Flights to NGO will be flown via Beijing four times a week using a 2 class configured A 332 where as the fifth weekly flight will be flown as AUH-NGO-NRT-AUH using a 3 class configured A 332. With regards to its NRT bound flights, they will be flown 5 times a week from AUH (4 nonstop + 1 via NGO) using a 3 class configured A 332.
EY has too confirmed that for the entire IATA Summer 2010 season, it will be reducing capacity to CDG-Paris. Currently, it operated to CDG 10 times per week nonstop using an A 332 seven times per week + an A 346 three times per week. However from March 28th 2010, all 10 weekly flights will be flown using a 3 class configured A 332 seating 216 passengers.
Etihad Airways has officially announced on the GDS that it will be increasing its frequencies to FRA-Frankfurt in a gradual manner from Dec 10th 2009 onwards. Currently, EY operates 10 weekly nonstop flights to FRA, however from Dec 10th, these will be increased to 13 weekly nonstop using a three class configured A 332. Thereafter, a further increase will take place from 13 weekly to double daily effective March 28th 2010 also using 3 class configured A 332s. EY too announced that in leiu of high demand, it will be further increasing its flights to HYD-Hyderabad, India from Jan 1st 2010 onwards from 4 weekly to daily nonstop flights using an A 320.