Etihad adds further destinations to its suspended flight list

Siobháin Spear
Mar 22, 2020

As authorities continue to impose travel restrictions and safety measures in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19, Etihad has announced further flight changes and suspensions to its travel network. This comes as the IATA call for emergency support for the aviation industry, which is facing an uphill battle to survive the economic impacts of the novel coronavirus.

Etihad flight suspensions

The following flight services from Abu Dhabi have been temporarily adjusted or suspended:

Australia: Melbourne (MEL) flights will be reduced from 14 weekly to eight weekly from 29 March until 30 April.

Belarus: Minsk (MSQ) flights will be suspended from 2 April until 30 April.

Belgium: Brussels (BRU) flights will be suspended from 22 March until 30 April.

Pakistan: Islamabad (ISB), Karachi (KHI) and Lahore (LHE) flights will be suspended from 21 March until 4 April.

Philippines: Manila (MNL) flights will be reduced from double-daily to daily from 21 March until 30 April.

South Africa: Johannesburg (JNB) flights will be reduced from daily to four weekly flights from 28 March until 30 April.

South Korea: Seoul (ICN) flights will be reduced from four weekly to three weekly flights from 30 March to 30 April.

Switzerland: Zurich (ZRH) flights will be suspended from 24 March until 30 April.

United States:

  • Chicago (ORD) flights will be reduced from daily flights to four weekly flights from 22 March until 30 April.
  • Los Angeles (LAX) flights will be reduced from four weekly to three weekly flights from 29 March until 30 April.
  • Washington, D.C. (IAD) flights will be reduced from daily to four weekly flights from 24 March until 30 April.

All previously announced flight changes and suspensions remain in place.

Taking similar steps, Emirates has also announced changes to its flight network. For passengers wanting further information regarding Etihad flight changes, you can visit the airline’s COVID-19 Travel Updates page.

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