Etihad Airways is going to start operating a regular scheduled flight service from Melbourne to London via Abu Dhabi from May 15.
The airlines will resume the return journey, London to Melbourne via Abu Dhabi from May 21. Etihad plans to take care of this link until it fully resumes its previous double daily connection between London and Melbourne.
The flights will operate with business and economy cabins. Etihad advises all customers wishing to travel on these services to see current entry regulations for both the UK and Australia.
The airline has temporarily moved its operations to Terminal 2 at London Heathrow.
In its statement, Etihad mentions that it’s implemented an extensive sanitization and customer safety program in conjunction with the UAE and international government, regulatory, and health authority directives.
The airlines make sure the highest standards of hygiene at every part of the customer journey, including catering, aircraft and cabin deep-cleaning, check-in, health screening, boarding, inflight, crew interaction, meal service, disembarkation and ground transportation.
The airline has also revised its meal service to make sure it upholds international Covid-19 health and hygiene requirements while continuing to offer a high-quality inflight dining experience.
As it prepares for an eventual return to scheduled flights, subject to the lifting of current travel restrictions, Etihad Airways continues to increase the number of special flights it’s operating from Abu Dhabi to many key destinations around the world.
Throughout May, the airline will increase frequencies on recently announced special flights from Abu Dhabi to Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Frankfurt, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, London Heathrow, Manila, Melbourne, Seoul Incheon, Singapore, Tokyo Narita, Zurich, and will also add flights to Dublin and New York JFK.
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