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Etihad will add 4 weekly flights on the Abu Dhabi – New York route from 15 November. It will likely be offering a complete of 11 weekly nonstop providers to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).
Alex Featherstone, vp community planning & alliances, stated: “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.”
The new flights will likely be operated with a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, whereas present day by day providers will proceed on Etihad’s new Airbus A350 plane, which has been deployed on the New York route since June. These plane varieties are two of probably the most environment friendly on the earth, with considerably much less gasoline burn and CO2 emissions than previous-generation twin aisle plane.
The frequency increase will present travellers with extra alternative and adaptability between Abu Dhabi and New York and is completely timed to start forward of the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix happening on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi between 17 and 20 November 2022.
Travelers will even profit from improved entry between New York and Etihad’s world community of 70 locations, notably within the Middle East, the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia, in addition to connections past New York, to and from 46 locations all through the Americas, with Etihad’s codeshare accomplice — and New York’s Hometown Airline® — JetBlue.
Etihad passengers travelling to the US will likely be ready to make the most of Etihad’s US pre-clearance facility, the one United States Customs and Border Protection facility within the Middle East. This permits passengers sure for the United States to course of all immigration, customs and agriculture inspections in Abu Dhabi earlier than they board their flight, avoiding immigration and queues on arrival within the US.
With 11 flights per week to New York-JFK, and day by day providers to Chicago and Washington, Etihad will supply a complete of 25 weekly providers this winter between Abu Dhabi and the United States, and over 50% extra premium seats than within the earlier winter 2021 season.
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