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.
Etihad will operate a regular service to a number of destinations starting with Seoul Incheon, and following with others such as Melbourne, Singapore, Manila, Bangkok, Jakarta and Amsterdam.
With passenger services all but grounded across Europe, North America and parts of Asia, a number of carriers - including Etihad, AeroMexico and Air Canada - are turning attention to cargo operations.