Etihad launches 65th destination with first flight to Vienna

SourceGulf Today

Etihad Airways, the UAE national airline, on Sunday launched its inaugural flight to Vienna, the first of a new twice-weekly service between Abu Dhabi and the Austrian capital. Flight EY147 departed Abu Dhabi International Airport at 7.30 am and is expected to land at Vienna Airport at approximately 11.20 a.m. today.

The new service will be operated on Thursdays and Sundays using Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, offering 28 seats in Business and 262 seats in Economy, entertainment systems, in-seat power, and in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity. Tony Douglas, Group Chief Executive Officer at Etihad, said, “After successfully launching Mykonos, Santorini and Malaga earlier in July, we’re delighted to now introducing flights to Vienna. The 65th passenger destination to be added to Etihad’s growing network, we are confident that its timeless imperial grandeur and vibrant cultural scene will appeal to many travellers.” Julian J?ger, Joint CEO and COO of Vienna Airport, stated, “We welcome Etihad as a new airline to Vienna more...