Etihad W18 operation changes as of 15OCT18

Etihad Airways in recent schedule update filed additional changes to its winter 2018/19 operation, effective 28OCT18. As of 15OCT18, planned changes includes the following.

Abu Dhabi – Amsterdam Operational aircraft changes from 6 weekly 787-9 (Day x1) and 1 weekly A330-200 (Day 1) to following:
28OCT18 – 14JAN19 1 daily 777-300ER
15JAN19 – 30MAR19 1 daily 787-9 (Previously scheduled until 03FEB19)

Abu Dhabi – Bangkok
21DEC18 – 13JAN19 Increase from 3 to 4 daily, EY404/407 operated by A330-200, instead of 777-300ER (Unchanged)
eff 22JAN19 EY406/405 787-9 replaces 777-300ER

Abu Dhabi – Barcelona Inaugural date revised to 28NOV18, instead of 21NOV18. Inaugural flight on 28NOV18 will be operated by 787-9, switch back to A330-200 from 30NOV18:
30NOV18 – 16DEC18 Day x24
17DEC18 – 13JAN19 Daily
14JAN19 – 20JAN19 Day x4
21JAN19 – 24FEB18 Day x24
25FEB19 – 03MAR19 Daily
04MAR19 – 30MAR19 Day x24

Abu Dhabi – Belgrade 15DEC18 – 13JAN19 Increase from 1 to 2 daily
Abu Dhabi – Cairo 31OCT18 – 13JAN19 Increase from 28 to 32 weekly (EY647/648 continues operating until 13JAN19)
Abu Dhabi – Colombo 15DEC18 – 13JAN19 2nd daily service revised to peak season operation (Previously reduced from 2 to 1 daily for W18)
Abu Dhabi – Frankfurt A330-200 scheduled on selected dates in W18, replacing 777-300ER/787-9
Abu Dhabi – Geneva 01NOV18 – 26NOV18 Temporary reduction from 7 to 5 weekly, 787-9 operating
Abu Dhabi – Istanbul 01DEC18 – 13JAN19 A330-200 replaces A321
Abu Dhabi – Jakarta 06NOV18 – 24NOV18 EY472/471 777-300ER replaces A330-200
Abu Dhabi – Kochi 27DEC18 – 10JAN19 EY280/281 selected flights operated by Boeing 787-9
Abu Dhabi – Madrid 3-class 787-9 operates on selected flights during following period, replacing 2-class:
25NOV18 – 31DEC18 Day 7
05JAN19 – 27JAN19 Day 67

Abu Dhabi – Mahe Island (Seychelles) Revised frequency reductions from 7 weekly to following (selected periods now sees 5 weekly flights, instead of 4):
28OCT18 – 15DEC18 4 weekly (Day x247)
17DEC18 – 12JAN19 5 weekly (Day x24)
13JAN19 – 10FEB19 4 weekly (Day x247)
11FEB19 – 02MAR19 5 weekly (Day x24)
03MAR19 – 30MAR19 4 weekly (Day x247)

Abu Dhabi – Male 20DEC18 – 10JAN19 Increase from 11 to 12 weekly
Abu Dhabi – Singapore Planned 777-300ER daily service from 28OCT18 unchanged, replacing 787-9. However, the 787-9 is scheduled to operate 1 of 7 weekly flights (Day 3 from AUH, Day 4 from SIN) during following period: 31OCT18 – 29NOV18, 13FEB19 – 28MAR19

Previously reported changes:
Abu Dhabi – Dar es Salaam eff 01OCT18 1 daily service cancelled
Abu Dhabi – Dhaka eff 01OCT18 1 daily service cancelled
Abu Dhabi – Dublin
eff 15JAN19 Reduce from 2 to 1 daily (EY041/042 cancelled). 777-300ER replaces A330-200 (service reduction also maintained on/after 31MAR19)
Abu Dhabi – Dusseldorf eff 16JAN19 Reduce from 14 to 12-13 weekly
Abu Dhabi – Edinburgh eff 01OCT18 5 weekly service cancelled
Abu Dhabi – Hyderabad eff 01MAR19 EY274/275 operated by following aircraft, replacing A321: Day 247 (from AUH) with 787-9, Day x247 with A330-200
Abu Dhabi – Jeddah eff 12NOV18 EY333/334 operated 787-10, replacing -9 (Tentative 787-10 inaugural)
Abu Dhabi – Johannesburg 01DEC18 – 20FEB19 787-9 replaces A330-200, 1 daily
Abu Dhabi – Karachi eff 15OCT18 Reduce from 2 to 1 daily
Abu Dhabi – Kathmandu eff 01DEC18 Reduce from 2 to 1 daily, A320 operating
Abu Dhabi – Kuala Lumpur
19NOV18 – 19DEC18 777-300ER replaces A330-200, 1 daily
Abu Dhabi – London Heathrow 15DEC18 – 13JAN19 Increase from 3 to 4 daily, EY013/014 operated by 787-9 (Except selected dates)
Abu Dhabi – Los Angeles eff 28OCT18 Reduce from 4 to 3 weekly, 777-300ER operating
Abu Dhabi – Manchester 777-300ER replaced by following aircraft:
EY015/016 eff 01NOV18 787-9
EY021/022 06NOV18 – 24NOV18 A330-200

Abu Dhabi – Mumbai EY206/205 operated by following aircraft, instead of A330-200 (based on AUH departure):
28OCT18 – 18NOV18 777-300ER
30NOV18 – 18DEC18 787-9

Abu Dhabi – New York JFK eff 01OCT18 Reduce from 2 to 1 daily, EY103/102 cancelled. A380 operating
Abu Dhabi – Paris CDG A380 service extended to year-round, operating EY031/032 on daily basis. EY037/038 operated by A380 from 01OCT18 (Except: 05DEC18 – 13DEC18; Overall 2 daily A380)
Abu Dhabi – Perth eff 01OCT18 1 daily service cancelled
Abu Dhabi – Phuket 777-300ER replaced by following aircraft:
20NOV18 – 30NOV18 A330-200
01DEC18 – 21JAN19 787-9

Abu Dhabi – Rabat eff 03OCT18 3-class 787-9 replaces A330-300, 2 weekly
Abu Dhabi – Rome
eff 01DEC18 EY085/086 787-9 replaces A330-200
Abu Dhabi – Seoul Incheon eff 01DEC18 787-10 replaces -9, 1 daily
Abu Dhabi – Sydney EY450/451 operated by 777-300ER, instead of A380 (Dates based on AUH departure)
28OCT18 – 04DEC18 Daily
17DEC18 – 29JAN19 Day 1 (Day 2 from SYD)
07FEB19 – 30MAY19 Daily

Abu Dhabi – Thiruvananthapuram eff 01OCT18 Reduce from 11 to 7 weekly
Abu Dhabi – Toronto eff 28OCT18 Increase from 3 to 5 weekly, 2-class 777-300ER operating


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