Etihad Airways is soaring to new heights as it announces the commencement of services to three international destinations – Copenhagen, Dusseldorf, and Osaka.
A New Chapter for Etihad Airways
On September 28, the inaugural flight to Dusseldorf, Germany, marked the beginning of a new chapter for Etihad, followed swiftly by introducing services to Copenhagen, Denmark, on September 29 and Osaka, Japan, on October 1. This strategic expansion strengthens Abu Dhabi’s global connections and offers residents and international travelers enhanced choices and experiences.
Meeting Global Connectivity Needs
Etihad is meeting the escalating demand for international travel with increased frequencies to popular destinations like Kuala Lumpur and Colombo. The strategic move promises travelers enhanced flexibility, connectivity, and travel options, positioning Abu Dhabi as a global hub for international transit.
Etihad Airways CEO Antonoaldo Neves highlighted the airline’s commitment to enhancing the network and offering guests unparalleled connectivity and more opportunities to visit Abu Dhabi. “We are helping accelerate economic growth for the city by providing more travel options and seamless connections, ensuring it’s easier for guests to visit Abu Dhabi either as a destination or as part of a stopover as they explore our growing global network,” he said.
Etihad’s New Routes and Frequencies – A Closer Look
With nine new destinations, including Osaka, Copenhagen, and Dusseldorf, unveiled this year and upcoming routes to the Indian Subcontinent, Etihad is stretching its wings across the globe. The airline’s strategic enhancements include improved departure times and expanded frequencies to key destinations.
|Destinations||Change||Total Frequency||Start Date|
|Dusseldorf||New route||3 per week||28 September 2023|
|Copenhagen||New route||4 per week||29 September 2023|
|Osaka||New route||5 per week||1 October 2023|
|Lisbon||Extended year-round||3 per week||29 October 2023|
|St Petersburg||New route||3 per week||29 October 2023|
|Kozhikode||New route||7 per week||1 January 2024|
|Thiruvananthapuram||New route||7 per week||1 January 2024|
|Boston||New route||4 per week||31 March 2024|
|Chennai||+7 per week||21 per week||15 September 2023|
|Frankfurt||+4 per week||11 per week||29 October 2023|
|Rome||+4 per week||11 per week||4 November 2023|
|Amsterdam||Retimed||7 per week||21 November 2023|
|Kochi||+8 per week||21 per week||21 November 2023|
|Madrid||+3 per week||10 per week||21 November 2023|
|Milan||+3 per week||10 per week||21 November 2023|
|Munich||+3 per week||10 per week||21 November 2023|
|Phuket||+7 per week||14 per week||21 November 2023|
|Moscow||Retimed||7 per week||1 December 2023|
|Cairo||+5 per week||21 per week||1 January 2024|
|Colombo||7 direct per week/10 direct per week||7 per week/10 per week||1 January 2024/May 2024|
|Islamabad||+2 per week||14 per week||1 January 2024|
|Maldives (Male)||+7 per week||14 per week||1 January 2024|
Increased flights to cities worldwide embody Etihad’s commitment to providing seamless, world-class services to a diverse clientele, whether their aim is leisure travel, business connectivity, or exploring new cultures.