Etihad Airways to introduce the Airbus A380 on daily Seoul service

Etihad Airways Airbus A380-861 A6-APG (msn 198) LHR (Greenwing). Image: 945661.

Effective July 1, 2019, Etihad Airways will operate the Airbus A380 on its daily service linking Abu Dhabi and Seoul. The South Korean capital’s Incheon airport now joins London Heathrow, Paris Charles de Gaulle, New York JFK and Sydney as a destination served by the airline’s award-winning aircraft.

Etihad Airways’ 486-seat A380 will provide customers on the route with new inflight experiences such as The Residence, a luxurious three-room cabin which can accommodate two guests in complete privacy, and nine private First Apartments. The double-decker aircraft also boasts 70 Business Studios and 405 Economy Smart Seats. This includes 80 Economy Space seats with a seat pitch of up to 36 inches.

The UAE and South Korea are major trade partners and the UAE is the largest importer of South Korean goods in the Middle East and Africa and the value of trade between the two countries is valued at approximately US$ 15 billion annually. It is estimated that over 200,000 Korean tourists now visit the country each year.

Flight schedule: Abu Dhabi – Seoul Incheon, effective July 1, 2019*:

Flight No.

Origin

Departs

Dest

Arrives

Freq

Aircraft

EY876

Abu Dhabi

22:05

Seoul

11:35 +1

Daily

Airbus A380

EY873

Seoul

01:00

Abu Dhabi

05:45

Daily

Airbus A380


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

*First A380 departure from Seoul effective July 3, 2019

Top Copyright Photo (all others by the airline): Etihad Airways Airbus A380-861 A6-APG (msn 198) LHR (Greenwing). Image: 945661.

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