Dubai, NFAPost: Following the partial lifting of international flight restrictions by Indian authorities to allow outbound travel from 12 July to 26 July 2020 for eligible individuals from India to Abu Dhabi, Etihad Airways will resume a limited number of special flights from six Indian gateways.
During this period, the airline will operate services to Abu Dhabi from Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai to Abu Dhabi.
Eligible passengers include UAE nationals and residents as well as people with relevant UAE entry approvals from India. All passengers must have ICA approval from the government of Abu Dhabi before they travel and will not be permitted to check-in without the necessary approvals.
Schedule of special flights from India (effective 12 July to 26 July). Subject to change.
|To Abu Dhabi from:||Frequency|
|Delhi||6 x weekly|
|Chennai||5 x weekly|
|Bengaluru||5 x weekly|
|Kochi||2 x weekly|
|Hyderabad||1 x weekly|
Those wishing to book are advised to visit www.etihad.com to view their options, and to remain informed on the appropriate entry regulations at their end destination. Flights are also available for booking through the mobile app, by calling the Etihad Airways Contact Centre on 1800 1233901 (India), +971 600 555 666 (UAE), or through a local or online travel agency.
Etihad continues to follow UAE and international government, regulatory and health authority directives, and is playing its part in helping to limit the spread of COVID-19.
The airline has implemented an extensive sanitisation and customer safety programme and is practicing the highest standards of hygiene at every stage of the customer journey. This includes specially trained Wellness Ambassadors, a first in the industry, who have been introduced by the airline to provide essential travel health information and care on the ground and on every flight, so guests can fly with greater ease and peace of mind.