November 2022, Virtual
21 November 2022, Hilton London Metropole
Etihad Airways is to operate its A380 between Abu Dhabi and Mumbai from May 1 next year.
India’s commercial capital joins London, New York and Sydney to be serviced by the A380.
The Gulf carrier will operate a daily service superjumbo service between Abu Dhabi and Mumbai as flights EY204/203.
Subject to government approval, outbound service EY204 will depart Abu Dhabi at 1410 and arrive in Mumbai at 1920. Return leg EY203 will leave Mumbai at 2135 and land in Abu Dhabi at 2325.
Etihad currently flies three-times daily to Mumbai, under flight codes EY204/203, EY206/205 and EY212/213.
James Hogan, Etihad's resident and CEO, said: "The A380 out of Mumbai will connect seamlessly at our Abu Dhabi hub to the A380 service to New York, offering our New York-bound guests the comfort, convenience and superior inflight service of A380 flights all the way."
Etihad's A380 can accommodate 498 passengers, with 417 in economy, 70 in business class, nine in first and up to two in the its three-room The Residence apartment.