Etihad Airways flight with guests onboard was welcomed with a traditional water cannon salute this morning at Hong Kong International Airport, followed by a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by senior officials from Etihad Airways and Airport Authority Hong Kong.
James Hogan, Etihad Airways’ President and Chief Executive Officer, said: “Demand for travel into and out of Greater China has never been stronger. The introduction of a daily frequency to Hong Kong, along with our popular services to Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai, will ensure that business and leisure travelers benefit from convenient timings and connections to suit their needs.
“Our guests travelling from Hong Kong and nearby southern China are now connected to more than 30 destinations across the Gulf region, Middle East, Africa, Europe and North America over Abu Dhabi. In addition, we offer guests travelling to Hong Kong onward connections to a number of destinations across Asia through our codeshare partnerships.”
Etihad Airways’ daily Hong Kong flights are operated using a two-class Airbus A330 aircraft, offering a total of 3,620 seats per week between Hong Kong and Abu Dhabi. Codeshare partners on the route include airberlin, Air Seychelles, Alitalia, NIKI and Hong Kong Airlines.
Etihad Airways flight schedule between Abu Dhabi and Hong Kong:
|EY834||Abu Dhabi (AUH)||21:45||Hong Kong (HKG)||09:45 (+1)||Daily||A330|
|EY833||Hong Kong (HKG)||18:55||Abu Dhabi (AUH)||23:25||Daily||A330|
All departures and arrivals are listed in local time.