Saturday, 17 August 2019

Etihad deploy Boeing 787-9 on the Abu Dhabi - Lagos Route

Photo Etihad Airways


The Abu Dhabi based Etihad Airways as revised its scheduled to Lagos, Nigeria to be flown by one of the carriers new state-of-the-art Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft.

The airline made the change from 2nd August when the inaugural flight from Abu Dhabi EY673 took off from Abu Dhabi at 2.35am and arrived on schedule at 7.10am local time. The return EY674 departed Lagos at 8.30am and landed back just after 7pm. 

  • Travellers will experience industry-leading, next-generation cabins
  • Flying Nannies and Food and Beverage Managers offer innovative hospitality services in-flight
  • Includes highly-acclaimed interiors featuring 28 Business Studios and 271 Economy Smart Seats
The two-class B787-9 Dreamliner features Etihad Airways’ next-generation Business and Economy cabins configured with 299 seats - 28 Business Studios and 271 Economy Smart Seats.


Robin Kamark, Etihad Airways Chief Commercial Officer said: “We are delighted to upgrade to the Dreamliner aircraft on the Lagos route to further enhance the guest experience and to meet the needs of the growing numbers of business and leisure passengers travelling to and from Nigeria’s largest city.
“Today’s modern traveller is constantly searching for comfort, innovation and convenience, and we aim to provide the highest standard of hospitality and technological advancements to make any journey a memorable one.”
Etihad Airways’ service to Lagos was inaugurated in July 2012.  The route has proved very successful for the airline, recording consistently strong demand to and from both cities.
Timetable
Boeing 787 schedule to Lagos,
Flight
Origin
Departs
Desti
Arr
Freq
Aircraft
EY
673
Abu
Dhabi
02:35
Lagos
  07:10
Mo/We
/Fr/Sa
Boeing
787-9
EY
674
Lagos
08:30
Abu
Dhabi
19:10
Mo/We
/Fr/Sa
Boeing
787-9





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