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Monthly Archives: November 2013

Etihad B777-300ER A6-ETR Enters Service.

30/11/2013

Etihad Boeing 777-3FXER A6-ETR entered service this morning operating EY19 Abu Dhabi – London Heathrow.

Etihad A330-200 A6-EYM Positioning Flight.

30/11/2013

Air France operation on the EY37/EY38 Abu Dhabi – Paris CDG rotation ended today with A340-300 F-GLZO operating this morning’s EY37 Abu Dhabi – Paris CDG. Etihad A330-200 A6-EYM therefore positioned Abu Dhabi – Paris CDG as EY2037 in order to operate this evening’s EY38 Paris CDG -Abu Dhabi.

Etihad B777-300ER A6-ETR Delivered.

27/11/2013

Etihad Boeing 777-3FXER A6-ETR was delivered Paine Field – Abu Dhabi today as EY9060. This brings the Etihad B777-300ER fleet up to eighteen aircraft.

Etihad A330-200 A6-EYJ Returns from Brisbane.

22/11/2013

Following its technical return to Brisbane yesterday, Etihad A330-200 A6-EYJ departed Brisbane this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EY473 Brisbane – Singapore – Abu Dhabi.

Etihad A340-600 A6-EHI Operates Delayed Seoul Service.

22/11/2013

Etihad A340-600 A6-EHI operated yesterday’s delayed EY876 Abu Dhabi – Seoul Incheon this morning as EY876A.

Etihad A321 A6-AEA Enters Service.

21/11/2013

Etihad began passengers operations with the A321 today when A6-AEA entered service operating EY467 Abu Dhabi – Dammam.

Etihad A330-200 A6-EYJ EY473 Brisbane Mayday Return.

21/11/2013

Etihad A330-200 A6-EYJ operating EY473 Brisbane – Singapore – Abu Dhabi rejected take off this afternoon due to an instument failure. This was repaired and the aircraft departed, however the climb was stopped at 5,000 ft and the aircraft declared Mayday before returning to Brisbane for an overweight landing. The ATSB has requested the black box recorders and will be investigating.

Etihad A320 A6-EIO Operates Additional Seychelles Rotation.

21/11/2013

Etihad A320 A6-EIO operated an additional Abu Dhabi – Seychelles rotation this morning as EY8013/EY8014.

Etihad A320 A6-EIV First Flight.

20/11/2013

Etihad A320SL A6-EIV made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWIJ and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

Etihad A321 A6-AEA Delivered to Abu Dhabi.

18/11/2013

Etihad A321 A6-AEA positioned Toulouse – Abu Dhabi as EY9061 this afternoon.

Etihad A330-300 A6-AFC Operates London Stansted Rotation.

18/11/2013

Etihad A330-300 A6-AFC operated an Abu Dhabi – London Stansted rotation this morning as EY8009/EY8010.

Etihad Announce A330-200F Order.

17/11/2013

Etihad and Airbus today announced an order for a single A330-200F for Crystal Cargo.

Etihad Announce A320NEO Order.

17/11/2013

Etihad and Airbus today announced an order for 26 A321NEO and 10 A320NEO aircraft at the Dubai Air Show.

Etihad Announce A350XWB Order.

17/11/2013

Etihad and Airbus today announced an order for forty A350-900 and ten A350-1000 aircraft at the Dubai Air Show.

Etihad Confirm Double Daily Abu Dhabi – Munich Services.

17/11/2013

Etihad today confirmed that it will operate double daily A330-300 service on the Abu Dhabi – Munich route from 1st February 2014. Schedules are as follows:

EY5 Abu Dhabi 0225 – Munich 0615
EY6 Munich 1035 – Abu Dhabi 1930

EY3 Abu Dhabi 0855 – Munich 1245
EY4 Munich 2320 – Abu Dhabi 0715+1.

Etihad Announce Abu Dhabi – Zurich Service.

17/11/2013

Etihad today announced a daily Abu Dhabi – Zurich A330-300 service to commence on 1st June 2014. Schedules are as follows:

EY73 Abu Dhabi 0205 – Zurich 0650
EY74 Zurich 1205 – Abu Dhabi 2225

Etihad Places Major Boeing Order.

17/11/2013

Etihad and Boeing today announced an order for 17 Boeing 777-9Xs, 8 Boeing 777-8Xs and purchase rights for a further 12 777Xs with the exact model to be determined later. Additionally the airline has ordered 30 Boeing 787-10s, which in addition to the 41 Boeing 787-9s it has on order will give Etihad the world’s largest Dreamliner fleet. Options and purchase rights were also taken for an additional 12 Boeing 787-10s. A single Boeing 777F was also ordered for Crystal Cargo with options on a further two aircraft.

Etihad B777-300ER A6-ETK Returns from Sydney.

16/11/2013

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Etihad Boeing 777-3FXER A6-ETK departed Sydney this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EY455 Sydney – Abu Dhabi as EY455A.

Etihad A330-300 A6-AFD Operates Shymkent Rotation.

16/11/2013

Etihad A330-300 A6-EFD operated an Abu Dhabi – Shymkent rotation this morning as EY8011/EY8012.

Etihad B777-300ER A6-ETK Sydney Technical Issue.

15/11/2013

Etihad Boeing 777-3FXER A6-ETK arrived into Sydney this morning as EY454 from Abu Dhabi (depart Abu Dhabi 14th November), however the return EY455 has been delayed overnight due to a technical issue with the aircraft.

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

14/11/2013

Etihad Boeing 777-3FXER A6-ETR positioned Portland – Paine Field tonight following painting.

Etihad A321 A6-AEA Delivered.

12/11/2013

Etihad’s first A321SL A6-AEA was accepted today and positioned Finkenwerder – Toulouse as EY9050 wearing its A6 registration.

Etihad A340-500 A6-EHD Operates Tenth Anniversary Flypast.

10/11/2013

To celebrate the tenth anniversary of Etihad, A340-500 A6-EHD operated an Abu Dhabi – Abu Dhabi circuit as EY9200 early this morning making a flypast of the city.

Etihad Announces Medinah Service.

08/11/2013

Etihad today announced a daily Abu Dhabi – Medinah A320 service to commence on 1st February 2014. Schedules are as follows:

EY345 Abu Dhabi 0050 – Medinah 0255 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays
EY346 Medinah 0355 – Abu Dhabi 0720 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays.

EY341 Abu Dhabi 1325 – Medinah 1530 Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays
EY342 Medinah 1630 – Abu Dhabi 1955 Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays.

Etihad A330-300 A6-AFD Operates Shymkent Rotation.

07/11/2013

Etihad A330-300 A6-AFD operated an Abu Dhabi – Shymkent rotation this morning as EY8007/EY8008.

Etihad A321 A6-AEA First Flight.

04/11/2013

Etihad A321 A6-AEA made its first flight from Finkenwerder today wearing test registration D-AVZL. This will be the first of seven A321s in the Etihad fleet and will be configured 12F/158Y.

Etihad A340-600 A6-EHJ Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Flyover.

03/11/2013

Formula 1 liveried A340-600 A6-EHJ operated an Abu Dhabi – Abu Dhabi circuit as EY9200 this afternoon in order to overfly the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Etihad B777-300ER A6-ETR Positions for Portland Painting.

03/11/2013

Etihad Boeing 777-31HER A6-ETR positioned Paine Field – Portland for painting this afternoon as BOE266.

Etihad B777-300ER A6-ETR First Flight.

02/11/2013

Etihad Boeing 777-3FXER A6-ETR made its first flight from Paine Field today as BOE266.




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