Etihad A340-500 A6-EHC operating EY7 Abu Dhabi – Frankfurt diverted to Munich today due to snow at Frankfurt. The aircraft then positioned Munich – Abu Dhabi as EY7A. EY8 Frankfurt – Abu Dhabi was cancelled.
Etihad A320 A6-EIZ operating EY384 Abu Dhabi – Muscat was close to Al Ain this morning when it returned to Abu Dhabi due to an unspecified technical issue. The same aircraft was able to continue the flight shortly afterwards as EY384A.
Etihad today announced that it had bought Jet Airways’ three London Heathrow take off and landing slots for US$70 million. The slots will immediately be leased back to Jet Airways for a period of three years.