Etihad Airways to Increase flight to Amman and Beirut
Monday, 28 April 2014
Amman, the capital of Jordan at night
Etihad Airways, announced the increase its flights to Beirut and Amman from 18 flights per week to three daily flights starting July 2, 2014.
The additional flights, will add over 800 seats per week between Abu Dhabi and the two Arab capitals. The flights will be operated with an Airbus 320 aircraft configured with 16 business class and 120 economy class seats.
The services to Beirut will target connections from Abu Dhabi hub to key destinations in Asia and Australia, including Manila, Sydney and Melbourne. While the new services to the Jordanian capital will provide connections to Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Jakarta and Sydney.
James Hogan, president and chief executive officer of Etihad Airways, said: “The Middle East network has been performing strongly. This increase in our services is indicative of the huge confidence we have in this important regional market.
“We have steadily increased frequencies on both routes in line with strong demand, not only to the capital of the UAE, but also via Abu Dhabi to and from key destinations in Asia and Australia.
Etihad Airways started its operations to Beirut in November 2003, the airline’s first commercial route followed by services to the Jordanian capital Amman in December 2003 and has carried 2.1 million travelers since then on both routes.
New Amman schedule:
| Flight number || Origin ||Departs||Destination ||Arrives || Frequency ||Aircraft |
| EY 513||Abu Dhabi (AUH)|| 08:15||Amman (AMM)||10:25|| Daily|| A320|
| EY 514||Amman (AMM)||11:10 ||Abu Dhabi (AUH)||15:10|| Daily || A320|
| EY515||Abu Dhabi (AUH)||15:25||Amman (AMM)||15:25|| Daily || A320|
| EY516||Amman (AMM)||20:20||Abu Dhabi (AUH)|| 20:20|| Daily || A320|
| EY511||Abu Dhabi (AUH)||00.50||Amman (AMM)|| 03:00|| Daily || A320|
| EY512||Amman (AMM)||03:45||Abu Dhabi (AUH) || 07:45|| Daily || A320|
New Beirut schedule:
| Flight number|| Origin || Departs|| Destination || Arrives || Frequency || Aircraft|
| EY533|| Abu Dhabi (AUH)|| 00:40|| Beirut (BEY)||03:50 ||Daily || A320|
| EY534|| Beirut (BEY)|| 04:35 || Abu Dhabi (AUH)|| 09:25|| Daily || A320|
| EY537|| Abu Dhabi (AUH) || 11:25|| Beirut (BEY)|| 14:35|| Daily || A320|
| EY538|| Beirut (BEY)|| 15:20|| Abu Dhabi (AUH)|| 20:10|| Daily || A320|
| EY535|| Abu Dhabi (AUH) || 08:00|| Beirut (BEY)|| 11:10|| Daily || A320|
| EY536|| Beirut (BEY)|| 11:55|| Abu Dhabi (AUH)|| 16:45|| Daily || A320|
Note: All in local time