Etihad Airways Adds New Flights on the Abu Dhabi – New York Route

The Airline to add four weekly flights on the Abu Dhabi - New York Route operated with a Boeing 787- 9 Dreamliner, effective 15 November. The new frequency is perfectly timed to commence ahead of the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

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Etihad Airways Adds New Flights on the Abu Dhabi - New York Route

Etihad Airways to make travel to the United States more convenient this winter by increasing flights to the New York. From 15 November, Etihad will add four weekly flights on the Abu Dhabi – New York route, providing a total of 11 weekly nonstop services to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).

Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi to New York Flight Schedule:

Below to be the flight schedule for Abu Dhabi – New York service, effective 15 November 2022.

Flight Departing Time Arriving Time Frequency Aircraft
EY101 Abu Dhabi 10:25 New York 16:10 Daily A350
EY100 New York 22:00 Abu Dhabi 19:30 (+1) Daily A350
EY103 Abu Dhabi 03:55 New York 09:45 Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun B787-9
EY102 New York 14:00 Abu Dhabi 11:30 (+1) Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun B787-9

New Flights to be Operated with a Boeing 787- 9 Dreamliner:

The new flights will be operated with a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, while existing daily services will continue on Etihad’s new Airbus A350 aircraft, which has been deployed on the New York route since June. Both the aircrafts deployed on this route are the most efficient types in the world, with significantly less fuel burn and CO2 emissions than the previous generation.

Travellers to have more choice ahead of the Formula 1 taking place in Abu Dhabi:

This frequency increase will provide travellers with more choice and flexibility between Abu Dhabi and New York and is perfectly timed to commence ahead of the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix taking place on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi between 17 and 20 November 2022.

Travelers will also benefit from improved access between New York and Etihad’s global network of 70 destinations, particularly in the Middle East, the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia, as well as connections beyond New York, to and from 46 destinations throughout the Americas, with Etihad’s codeshare partner, JetBlue.

Alex Featherstone, Vice President Network Planning & Alliances, said: “Etihad is enhancing its schedule this winter to provide even more options for our guests across key business and leisure destinations in our global network.

“Our New York service continues to perform strongly, and having already experienced record passenger demand this summer, Etihad is excited to be investing further in this market by building on frequency levels ahead of the peak winter travel period.”

Passengers can Process immigration in Abu Dhabi:

Etihad passengers travelling to the US will be able to take advantage of Etihad’s US pre-clearance facility, the only United States Customs and Border Protection facility in the Middle East. This allows passengers bound for the United States to process all immigration, customs and agriculture inspections in Abu Dhabi before they board their flight, avoiding immigration and queues on arrival in the US.

Etihad to offer 25 Weekly Services to the United States:

With 11 flights per week to New York-JFK, and daily services to Chicago and Washington, Etihad will offer a total of 25 weekly services this winter between Abu Dhabi and the United States, and over 50% more premium seats than in the previous winter 2021 season.

Etihad Airways to Double the Daily Flights to Manila:

Additional daily service between Abu Dhabi and Manila to commence on 30 October 2022. Both the daily frequencies will be operated with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, one of the most modern and fuel-efficient aircraft in the skies.

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