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Monthly Archives: March 2013

Etihad A319 A6-EIE Abu Dhabi Training Flight.


Etihad A319 A6-EIE operated an Abu Dhabi – Abu Dhabi flight as EY9154 early this afternoon making several touch and goes.

Etihad A340-500 A6-EHC Operates Washington Inaugural.


Etihad launched services on the Abu Dhabi – Washington route today with A340-500 A6-EHC operating the inaugural EY131/EY130 rotation.

Etihad B777-3FXER A6-ETN Enters Service.


Etihad Boeing 777-3FXER A6-ETN entered service this evening operating EY454 Abu Dhabi  РSydney. The aircraft is confirmed as being in 8F/40J/282Y configuration.

Etihad B777-300ER A6-ETN Delivered.


Etihad Boeing 777-3FXER A6-ETN commenced its delivery flight from Paine Field this afternoon routing Paine Field – Abu Dhabi as EY9051.

Etihad A320 A6-EIO Operates Jeddah Extra.


Etihad A320 A6-EIO operated an additional Abu Dhabi – Jeddah rotation late tonight as EY8311/EY8312.

Etihad A340-600 A6-EHE EY461 Al Ain Diversion.


Etihad A340-600 A6-EHE operating EY461 Melbourne – Abu Dhabi (depart 14th March) diverted to Al Ain this morning. The aircraft was able to continue Al Ain – Abu Dhabi later as EY461A.

Etihad B777-300ER A6-ETN Returns from Portland Painting.


Etihad Boeing 777-3FXER positioned Portland – Paine Field this afternoon following painting.

Etihad A340-500 A6-AHC EY7 Munich Diversion.


Etihad A340-500 A6-EHC operating EY7 Abu Dhabi – Frankfurt diverted to Munich today due to snow at Frankfurt. The aircraft then positioned Munich – Abu Dhabi as EY7A. EY8 Frankfurt – Abu Dhabi was cancelled.

Etihad A320 A6-EIQ EY268 Bangalore Diversion.


Etihad A320 A6-EIQ operating EY268 Abu Dhabi – Chennai (depart Abu Dhabi 11th March) diverted to Bangalore early this morning. The aircraft was able to continue Bangalore – Chennai later as EY268A.

Etihad A320 A6-EIB EY514 Al Ain Diversion.


Etihad A320 A6-EIB, operating EY514 Amman – Abu Dhabi diverted to Al Ain this afternoon. The aircraft was later able to continue Al Ain – Abu Dhabi as EY514A.

Etihad A340-600 A6-EHI Abu Dhabi Test Flight.


Etihad A340-600 A6-EHI, which has been under maintenance at Abu Dhabi since 7th February, undertook an Abu Dhabi – Abu Dhabi test flight this morning as EY8970.

Etihad A320 A6-EIF EY211 Al Ain Diversion.


Etihad A320 A6-EIF operating EY211 Delhi – Abu Dhabi diverted to Al Ain this morning. The aircraft was able to continue Al Ain – Abu Dhabi later as EY211A.

Etihad A320 A6-EIZ EY384 Abu Dhabi Technical Return.


Etihad A320 A6-EIZ operating EY384 Abu Dhabi – Muscat was close to Al Ain this morning when it returned to Abu Dhabi due to an unspecified technical issue. The same aircraft was able to continue the flight shortly afterwards as EY384A.

Etihad B777-300ER A6-ETN Flown to Portland for Painting.


Etihad Boeing 777-3FXER A6-ETN positioned Paine Field – Portland for painting today.

Etihad Buys and Leases Back Jet Airways London Heathrow Slots.


Etihad today announced that it had bought Jet Airways’ three London Heathrow take off and landing slots for US$70 million. The slots will immediately be leased back to Jet Airways for a period of three years.

Etihad B777-300ER A6-ETN First Flight.


Etihad Boeing 777-3FXER A6-ETN made its first flight from Paine Field today as BOE264.