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Monthly Archives: August 2012

More Casablanca, More Tokyo from March 2013.


Etihad today announced service increases on the Abu Dhabi – Casablanca and Abu Dhabi – Tokyo Narita routes, both of which will increase from 5 x weekly to daily commencing 31st March 2013. Casablanca will see a mix of Airbus A340-600s and A330-200s whilst all Tokyo services will be A330-200 operated.

Etihad A320 A6-EIG Operates Jeddah Extra.


Etihad Airbus A320 A6-EIG operated an additional Abu Dhabi – Jeddah rotation this morning as EY2507/EY2508.

A340-600 A6-EHE Returns from Istanbul.


Following yesterday’s emergency diversion to Istanbul Etihad Airbus A340-600 A6-EHE positioned Istanbul – Abu Dhabi this afternoon as EY38A.

Etihad A340-500 A6-EHA Istanbul Rescue


Following last night’s diversion of Etihad A340-600 A6-EHE operating EY38 Paris CDG – Abu Dhabi to Istanbul Airbus A340-500 A6-EHA operated an Abu Dhabi – Istanbul rotation today as EY97A/EY96A to collect the EY38 passengers.

A340-600 A6-EHE EY38 Emergency Istanbul Diversion.


Etihad Airbus A340-600 A6-EHE operating EY38 Paris CDG – Abu Dhabi rapidly descended from 39,000 ft to 12,000 ft whilst crossing Bulgaria and then diverted to Istanbul whilst squawking the 7700 emergency code.

Etihad A320 A6-EIO Operates Cairo Extra.


Etihad Airbus A320 A6-EIO operated an additional Abu Dhabi – Cairo sector this afternoon as EY2653/EY2654.

Etihad A320 A6-EIK Operates Amman Extra.


Etihad Airbus A320 A6-EIK operated an additional Dubai – Amman rotation this afternoon as EY2515/EY2516.

Etihad A320 A6-EIM Operates Cairo Extra.


Etihad Airbus A320 A6-EIM operated an additional Abu Dhabi – Cairo rotation late this morning as EY2653/EY2654.

A330-200 A6-EYK EY48 Dublin Return.


Etihad Airbus A330-242 A6-EYK operating EY48 Dublin – Abu Dhabi was at 24,000 close to Anglesey when it turned back and returned to Dublin. The aircraft was able to recommence the flight after around two hours on the ground at Dublin as EY48A.

A330-300 A6-AFB Operates Geneva Extra.


Etihad Airbus A330-343E A6-AFB operated an additional Abu Dhabi – Geneva rotation today as EY8209/EY8210.

A320 A6-EIB Dubai World Central Test.


Etihad Airbus A320 A6-EIB undertook an Abu Dhabi – Abu Dhabi flight this morning as EY9124 making several low passes along the length of the runway at the Dubai World Central airport.

B777-300ER A6-ETA Operates Medinah Extra.


Etihad Boeing 777-3FXER A6-ETA operated an additional Abu Dhabi – Medinah extra this afternoon as EY8282/EY8283.

A340-500 A6-EHA EY460 Jakarta Diversion.


Etihad Airbus A340-500 A6-EHA operating EY460 Abu Dhabi – Melbourne (depart Abu Dhabi 7th August) diverted to Jakarta today. The flight was able to continue Jakarta – Melbourne as EY460A. The diversion appears to have been medical.

02/08/12 Etihad Flight Cancellations.


The EY371/EY378 Airbus A330-300 Abu Dhabi – Bahrain rotation did not operate today.

Etihad B777-300ER A6-ETJ Operates Medinah Charter.


Etihad Boeing 777-3FXER A6-ETJ operated an Abu Dhabi – Medinah rotation this afternoon as EY8278/EY8279.

A340-500 A6-EHC Returns from Manchester.


Following its Manchester City charter Airbus A340-541 A6-EHC positioned Manchester – Abu Dhabi this morning as EY8275.