Etihad Regional is cancelling seven existing services and six previously announced new routes this summer.
The carrier is also phasing out its use of ATR72 aircraft and will instead operate Saab 2000 aircraft only, reports airlineroute.net.
From March 29, Etihad Regional will cancel the following services: Geneva to Bordeaux; Geneva to Marseille; Paris Charles de Gaulle to Leipzig; Vienna to Dresden; Zurich to Dresden; Zurich to Florence; and Zurich to Leipzig.
It is also cancelling these six new summer routes: Dresden to Brussels; Dresden to Copenhagen; Leipzig to Brussels; Zurich to Palma Mallorca; Zurich to Prague; and Zurich to Venice.
The airline still plans to launch three new routes this summer — a twice-weekly Geneva to Calvi service between June 2 and October 3; a once-weekly Geneva to Figari service between June 6 and October 3; and a once weekly Geneva to Olbia service between June 7 and September 27.
Yesterday, it emerged Etihad Airways has cancelled its planned B787-9 service to Moscow and is reducing its three daily services to the Russian capital to two (see news, February 24).