Etihad adds rescue flights to Melbourne and Amsterdam

8 Apr 2020 by Tom Otley
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Etihad Airways has added rescue flights to Melbourne and Amsterdam. It continues to operate special passenger flights from Abu Dhabi to several destinations including Seoul Incheon, Singapore, Manila, and Jakarta.

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The flights continue to allow passengers stranded in the UAE due to COVID-19 restrictions, the opportunity to return home. The flights also support the ‘UAE Food Security Program’ by utilising belly-hold capacity of passenger aircraft for cargo.

The airline says that the flights from Abu Dhabi will be available for booking through, its mobile app, by calling the Etihad Airways Contact Centre on +971 600 555 666 (UAE), or through a local or online travel agency. UAE nationals wishing to return back to the UAE should contact their local UAE embassy or consulate.

Schedule of special flights (all times local). Subject to change.

Flight Origin Destination Dep. Arr. Frequency Aircraft Effective Period
EY77 Abu Dhabi Amsterdam 14:25 19:35 Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat 787-10 11 April – 20 April
EY460 Abu Dhabi Melbourne 18:00 13:15 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 787-9 8 April – 21 April
EY876 Abu Dhabi Seoul ICN 7:30 21:00 Wed, Fri, Sun 787-10 8 April – 19 April
EY470 Abu Dhabi Singapore 22:20 10:00 Tue, Sat 787-10 7 April – 21 April
EY424 Abu Dhabi Manila 02:50 15:55 Wed, Fri, Sat 787-9 8 April – 18 April
EY474 Abu Dhabi Jakarta 14:50 2:35 Thu 787-10 9 April – 16 April


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