Etihad Airways is set to resume flights to 42 destinations this July (dependent on UAE regulations), and recently announced new Wellness Ambassadors to keep passengers safe throughout their journey.
Etihad Airways has launched a new travel vouchers scheme designed to entice customers back into the air. Passengers who buy an Etihad ticket before June 24th will receive 50 per cent of the cost of that ticket back, to use as credit on another flight after August 1st.
With a loosening of restrictions on transit passengers, both Emirates and Etihad will increase connections in the coming days. However, with restrictions remaining in place in most countries, travellers have been reminded to check entry and exit requirements before journeys.
The programme will be championed by the introduction of specially trained wellness ambassadors, who will seek to provide essential travel health information and care so guests can fly with greater peace of mind.
Throughout May and June, the airline will add new services to Belgrade, Dublin, Geneva, Milan, Paris Charles de Gaulle, and Toronto, in addition to the recently launched link between Melbourne and London.
Etihad Airways will operate a regular scheduled service from Melbourne to London Heathrow via Abu Dhabi from Friday. A week later, on May 21st, the UAE flag-carrier will also introduce services from London Heathrow to Melbourne via Abu Dhabi.
Etihad Airways will operate a series of passenger flights from Abu Dhabi to several destinations on its global route network over the coming weeks, including Amsterdam, Barcelona, London, Manila and Melbourne.
Etihad Airways has unveiled plans to return to a limited schedule of flying from May 1st - subject to United Arab Emirates government-imposed travel restrictions being lifted.
Abu Dhabi flag-carrier Etihad Airways and partner Air Arabia have no plans to delay the launch of a new low-cost carrier it has been confirmed. Air Arabia chief executive, Adel Ali, said in November that the airline would be operational in the second quarter of 2020.
Etihad Airways is taking full advantage of the aircraft downtime as a result of the Covid-19 global pandemic to conduct an extensive maintenance and cabin refresh programme.
The Abu Dhabi-based carrier has been operating special flights which have allowed passengers stranded in the UAE due to Covid-19 restrictions, the opportunity to return home.