Etihad Aiways is the National Airline of the UAE, voted The World's Leading Airline at the 2009 Wolrd Travel Awards, with 28 flights per week from the UK to Abu Dhabi and beyond.
Etihad flies 28 times per week directly between London/Manchester and Abu Dhabi, the capital of UAE. The flights are three times daily from London Heathrow with convenient morning, afternoon and evening departures as well as a daily service from Manchester.
Etihad Airways, the world's fastest growing airline, flies brand new, custom-designed aircrafts on all routes. Etihad Airways offers outstanding guest hospitality with over 600 hours of in-flight entertainment and competitive fares. Etihad describes its customers as Guests not passengers.
Abu Dhabi is the heart of modern Arabia. It's Etihad's operational hub and home. Because of its convenient geographic location, the UAE's capital city is your gateway to the Middle East and the rest of the world. The Emirates offers understated luxury, lush landscapes and desert adventures, alongside the warm waters of the Arabian Gulf.
Currently Etihad's fleet consists of A319, A320, A330-200,A340-500,A340-600 and B777-300 ER arcraft. By 2020, Etihad will have a fleet of up to 205 aircrafts connecting the world.
As one of the youngest fleets in the world, Etihad continue to invest in new aircraft and aircraft enhancements. The mission – to make your flying experience personalised, comfortable and luxurious.
Etihad New lounge
Etihad Airways have opened a new lounge at London Heathorw. This step was part of their move from terminal three to terminal four. The lounge is situated opposite the gates that are most frequently used by Etihad. Inside the lounge you can relax and enjoy treatments from their six senses spa and also enjoy 5 star dining supported by their open kitchen. Etihad have a prayer room and a modern business centre and of course full washroom facilities are available.
Etihad New routes
Etihad Airways are to resume flights to Colombo in Sri Lanks from January 2010. Etihad will operate four flights per week from their hub in Abu Dhabi. Visitors are up 30% on last year and as Sri Lanka is an established market with good local traffic it makes sence to resume the route.
Etihad Airways will also be launching new routes to Tokyo and Nagoya. The new services will commence on 27 March 2010 and will operate five times weekly using Etihad's A330 aircraft. Although both of the routes are still subject to final regulatory clearance they have gone ahead with the announcement.