Etihad Airways to resume limited flights

The Abu Dhabi airline will continue repatriation flights from April 5

Etihad Airways to resume limited flights

Etihad Airways is set to resume limited flights from Sunday April 5.

All passenger flights in and out of the UAE were temporarily suspended on March 24 to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Since then Etihad has been operating some repatriation flights allowing those stranded in the UAE to return home and bring back residents stranded overseas to the UAE.

Destinations have included the United States, Australia and Sri Lanka.

In addition, to support the UAE Food Security Programme, aircraft have carried fresh produce in the hold.

From Sunday April 5 a limited number of flights will begin to operate from Abu Dhabi, starting with Seoul then following with Melbourne, Singapore, Manila, Bangkok, Jakarta and Amsterdam.

Once flights are approved they will be available for booking through

This follows the news that Emirates Airline will start a limited number of outbound flights from Monday April 6.

Be the first to get all the latest Dubai news, reviews and deals into your inbox by signing up to our free newsletter, click here to sign up.

More from News, Travel

There are strict health and safety guidelines

There are strict health and safety guidelines

50 best dishes in Dubai, plus an exclusive interview with Jimmy Carr


Follow us