Etihad debut flight gets grand Zurich welcome
Zurich (Switzerland), June 2, 2014
Etihad Airways’ inaugural flight to Zurich Airport was welcomed with the customary water cannon salute in the presence of senior Swiss airpoprt authorities.
The flight EY073 touched down on schedule at Zürich Airport yesterday morning, marking the start of the airline’s new daily non-stop service between Zürich and Abu Dhabi.
The new Zürich - Abu Dhabi route is being served by an Airbus A330-300 aircraft configured with 8 seats in First Class, 32 in Business Class and 191 in Economy Class.
The flight EY073 will take off daily from from Abu Dhabi airport at 2.05am and land in Zürich at 6:50am, while on return flight EY074 will depart Zürich at 12.05pm and arrive in Abu Dhabi at 8.25pm.
The new service to the Swiss city builds upon the airline’s existing daily flights between Abu Dhabi and Geneva launched on June 4, 2004, bringing to 14 the number of flights linking Zürich and Geneva to the UAE capital each week.-TradeArabia News Service