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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Etihad A320 A6-EIZ EY556 Baghdad Return.


Etihad Airbus A320 A6-EIZ operating EY556 Baghdad – Abu Dhabi was around 30 minutes into the flight when it turned and returned to Baghdad. The same aircraft was able to continue the flight as EY556A reaching Abu Dhabi with a delay of two and a half hours.

Etihad A320 A6-EIA Cairo Technical Issue.


Etihad Airbus A320 A6-EIA operated EY655 Abu Dhabi – Cairo today however the return EY656 has been delayed overnight indicating a technical issue with the aircraft.

Boeing 777-300ER A6-ETA Returns from Toronto.


Etihad Airways Boeing 777-3FXER A6-ETA, which encountered a technical issue at Toronto on 19th April, positioned Toronto – Abu Dhabi this afternoon as EY140A.

Abu Dhabi – Washington Schedules Announced.


Schedules for Etihad’s Abu Dhabi – Washington service, commencing on 31st March 2013, have been announced and reservations are now open. Timings are:

EY131 Abu Dhabi 1000 – Washington Dulles 1700

EY130 Washington Dulles 2230 – Abu Dhabi 2000+1

Flights will be operated by Airbus A340-500s.

It therefore appears that the A340-500 fleet will remain and will not be sold to Conviasa of Venezuela.

Etihad A320 A6-EIZ Returns from Baghdad.


Following yesterday’s technical issue Etihad Airbus A320 A6-EIZ operated the delayed EY556 Baghdad – Abu Dhabi this morning using callsign EY556A.

Etihad A330-200 A6-EYS EY293 Kathmandu Delay.


Etihad Airbus A330-200 A6-EYS arrived into Kathmandu on time yesterday as EY292 from Abu Dhabi however the return EY293 was delayed by around ten hours and operated today using callsign EY293A.

Etihad A320 A6-EIZ Baghdad Delay.


Etihad Airbus A320 A6-EIZ arrived into Baghdad this afternoon as EY555 from Abu Dhabi however the return EY556 has been delayed overnight indicating a technical issue with the aircraft.

Boeing 777-300ER A6-ETA Toronto Technical Issue.


Boeing 777-3FXER A6-ETA operated EY141 Abu Dhabi – Toronto today however the return EY140 has been cancelled indicating a technical issue with the aircraft.

Etihad A320 A6-EIJ Operates Inaugural Abu Dhabi – Basra Service.


Airbus A320 A6-EIJ operated today’s inaugural EY553/EY554 Abu Dhabi – Basra rotation.

A6-EHJ Operates Delayed EY454 Abu Dhabi – Sydney.


Airbus A340-600 A6-EHJ operated last nights delayed EY454 Abu Dhabu – Sydney this morning using callsign EY454A.

Etihad A320 A6-EIB Abu Dhabi Test Flight.


Airbus A320 A6-EIB performed a brief Abu Dhabi – Abu Dhabi circuit this morning as EY9112.

A6-EID Operates First EY307/EY308 Kuwait Rotation.


Etihad commenced its new EY307/EY308 Abu Dhabi – Kuwait rotation today. The inaugural service was operated by Airbus A319 A6-EID.

A6-EII Operates EY641 Nairobi Inaugural.


Etihad began service on the Abu Dhabi – Nairobi route today with Airbus A320 A6-EII operating the inaugural EY641/EY642 rotation.