On July 27, Etihad Airways will be resuming its Abu Dhabi-Shanghai route, which will start off as a weekly service, operated by a Boeing 777-300ER.
Chief commercial officer, Etihad Aviation Group, Robin Kamark commented on the news: “We are delighted to announce the resumption of scheduled services to China, as we gradually return to more destinations on our global network, supporting the recovery of economic and social activities worldwide. Our priority now is to build the network back up on markets that have opened up and to provide a secure and hygienic flying environment across the entire guest journey.
Kamark explained that the restart of passenger services between Abu Dhabi and Shanghai will cater to the large demand from business travellers in the UAE, China and other economies in the Middle East and Africa.
“We are tremendously grateful to our customers and partners for their continued loyalty and we stand ready fly more frequencies to China when possible,” he concluded.
Flight EY862 is scheduled to leave Abu Dhabi at 01:00 on Mondays, arriving in Shanghai at 13:50 local time. The return flight, EY867, will take off from Shanghai at 23:40 on Tuesdays, arriving back in Abu Dhabi at 05:10.