Etihad reduces Dublin and Edinburgh flights

27 Aug 2015 by GrahamSmith

Etihad Airways will reduce its services to destinations including Dublin and Edinburgh this winter.

The Gulf carrier will also cut some flights to Chengdu and Kuala Lumpur, reports

The Abu Dhabi-Dublin service will be reduced from twice-daily to 12/13-times weekly between December 1 and 31. EY014/048 will not operate on Tuesdays, nor will select Sunday flights.

From January 11 until the start of the summer season on March 26 and then on to June 16, EY014/048 will be cancelled and the route will be operated daily by a B777-300ER, instead of an A330-200, as EY045/042. Etihad said that a double-daily service to/from Dublin will resume on June 15.

Etihad's Abu Dhabi-Edinburgh service will be cut from daily to five-times weekly between October 25 and March 26. EY027/028 will operate each day apart from Wednesdays and Fridays.

From October 26 until January 25 and February 22 until March 26, the Abu Dhabi-Chengdu service will reduce from daily to four-times weekly. EY818/811 will fly each day except for Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Lastly, Etihad's twice-daily Abu Dhabi-Kuala Lumpur route will be reduce to 12-times weekly between October 25 and November 15 and from January 10 until March 26. EY416/413 will operate daily apart from on Tuesdays and Sundays during those periods.

Etihad will introduce a new fares structure and baggage allowance policy next month (see news, August 20).

Graham Smith

Loading comments...

Search Flight

See a whole year of Reward Seat Availability on one page at

The cover of the Business Traveller April 2024 edition
The cover of the Business Traveller April 2024 edition
Be up-to-date
Magazine Subscription
To see our latest subscription offers for Business Traveller editions worldwide, click on the Subscribe & Save link below