Etihad Airways has announced that it will be deploying its technologically advanced Boeing 787 Dreamliners on its Rome and Frankfurt routes.
On June 1, 2019, a Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner will operate the airline’s scheduled daily morning service from Abu Dhabi to Rome, complementing the second overnight 777-300ER departure, while on July 1, a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner will operate its two daily services to Frankfurt.
The two-class 787-9 comprises Etihad Airways’ next-generation business and economy class cabins, configured with 28 Business Studios and 271 Economy Smart Seats. The 336-seat 787-10 features 32 Business Studios and 304 Economy Smart Seats.
Commenting on the development was chief commercial officer, Etihad Aviation Group, Robin Kamark: “Rome and Frankfurt are two very important cities in the Etihad global network and have been popular with business and leisure customers alike.
“The introduction of more state-of-the-art 787s to our fleet is allowing us to further enhance the inflight experience, giving our guests the opportunity to enjoy the most highly customised Dreamliner cabins in the world, upgraded entertainment systems and connectivity, and our acclaimed service and hospitality,” Kamark concluded.