Etihad Airways to introduce Boeing 787 on services to Kuala Lumpur and Brussels

First flight on October 8, 2017

Etihad Airways will introduce the Boeing 787-9 on its daily scheduled services from Abu Dhabi to Kuala Lumpur, effective 20 December this year, and to Brussels, effective 3 January 2019.

The new two-class 787 Dreamliner service features Etihad Airways’ next-generation Business and Economy Class cabins, configured with 299 seats – 28 Business Studios and 271 Economy Smart Seats.

Etihad Airways’ modern fleet of 21 Boeing 787-9 aircraft feature innovative, award-winning cabin designs and products, complemented by the airline’s acclaimed service and hospitality offering. Flights include Food and Beverage Managers in Business Class and a Flying Nanny in Economy Class to provide extra specialised care for families with young children.

Timetable

Boeing 787 schedule to Kuala Lumpur, effective December 20, 2018

Flight

Origin

Departs

Dest

Arrives

Freq

Aircraft

EY 418

Abu Dhabi

22:30

Kuala Lumpur

10:00 +1

Daily

Boeing 787-9

EY 411

Kuala Lumpur

19:15

Abu Dhabi

22:20

Daily

Boeing 787-9

Boeing 787 schedule to Brussels, effective January 3, 2019

Flight

Origin

Departs

Dest

Arrives

Freq

Aircraft

EY 57

Abu Dhabi

02:50

Brussels

07:20

Daily

Boeing 787-9

EY 58

Brussels

10:05

Abu Dhabi

19:35

Daily

Boeing 787-9

Notes: All departures and arrivals are listed in local time.

About Etihad Airways’ Boeing 787-9 (two-class)

The 28 Business Studios offer direct aisle access, a fully-flat bed of up to 80.5 inches in length, and an increase of 20 per cent in personal space. Upholstered in fine Poltrona Frau Leather, the Business Studio is equipped with an in-seat massage and pneumatic cushion control system which enables guests to adjust the firmness and comfort of their seat.

Each Business Studio has an 18-inch personal touch-screen TV with noise-cancelling headsets. Guests can also enjoy mobile connectivity, onboard Wi-Fi and seven satellite channels of live TV.

271 Economy Smart Seats provide enhanced comfort with a unique ‘fixed wing’ headrest, adjustable lumbar support, a seat width of approximately 19 inches and an 11.1” personal TV monitor on each seat. The aircraft has been designed with enhancements including humidity controls while air pressure levels are set to ensure a smoother flight, allowing guests to arrive feeling fresher.

The airline’s Boeing 787 fleet is equipped with the latest inflight entertainment system featuring over 750 hours of movies and programmes, as well as hundreds of music choices and a selection of games for both adults and children.

Top Copyright Photo (all others by Etihad): Etihad Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner A6-BLR (msn 39663) PAE (Nick Dean). Image: 939458.

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