Etihad B787-9 A6-BLG Delivered.

Etihad Boeing 787-9 A6-BLG was delivered Paine Field – Abu Dhabi this morning as EY9006. The aircraft is the seventh Boeing 787-9 for the airline. It is in 28J/271Y configuration and wears Facets of Abu Dhabi livery.

Etihad A320 A6-EIR Abu Dhabi Test Flight.

Etihad A320 A6-EIR, which has been out of service at Abu Dhabi since 21st May, undertook an Abu Dhabi – Abu Dhabi test flight this morning as EY9007.

Etihad A320 A6-EIZ Operates Italian Sectors.

Etihad A320 A6-EIZ operated a Rome Fiumcino – Milan Linate rotation this evening as EY8031/EY8032 and then Rome Fiumicino – Milan Malpensa as EY8033. The flights are reported to have been carrying an Alitalia and Etihad management group.

Etihad A380 A6-APH Delivered.

Etihad A380 A6-APH was delivered Finkenwerder – Abu Dhabi this morning as EY9005. The aircraft is in 2P/9F/70J/415Y configuration and Facets of Abu Dhabi livery. This brings the Etihad A380 fleet up to eight aircraft.

Etihad A330-200 A6-EYJ Returns from Beijing.

Following its overnight delay Etihad A330-200 A6-EYJ departed Beijing late this evening operating yesterday’s delayed EY889 Beijing – Abu Dhabi sector as EY889A.

Etihad A380 A6-APE Heathrow Technical Delay.

Etihad A380 A6-APE encountered a twelve hour technical delay at London Heathrow today before operating EY12 London Heathrow – Abu Dhabi and entered the Abu Dhabi maintenance facility on arrival.

A330-200 A6-EYC Positions to Belgrade.

Leased Jet Airways A330-200 A6-EYC, which last operated in service on 31st March, positioned Abu Dhabi – Belgrade this afternoon as EY801.

Etihad A320 A6-EIJ Returns from Kolkata.

Following  the technical issue it encountered yesterday, Etihad A320 A6-EIJ departed Kolkata this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EY255 Kolkata – Abu Dhabi as EY255A.

Etihad A380 A6-APA Returns from Sydney.

Following its overnight delay Etihad A380 A6-APA departed Sydney this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EY455 Sydney – Abu Dhabi as EY455A.

Etihad A330-200 A6-EYN Jakarta Turbulence Damage.

Etihad A330-200 A6-EYN operating EY474 Abu Dhabi – Jakarta was around 40 minutes from Jakarta when it encountered severe turbulence causing injury to 31 passengers and internal damage to the aircraft. As a result the return EY475 was cancelled.

Etihad A380 A6-APA Overnight Sydney Delay.

Etihad A380 A6-APA arrived into Sydney as EY454 from Abu Dhabi this evening (depart Abu Dhabi 3rd May, however the return EY455 has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew issue.