Our July and August


Our network is growing – so it’s time to start looking forward to your next trip. Fly to and from Abu Dhabi or transfer to over 50 destinations across Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East and North America in July and August.

If Abu Dhabi is your final destination, you must have ICA approval from the government of Abu Dhabi before you’ll be permitted to fly. 

Bangkok Baku (1 August onwards)
Jakarta Kuala Lumpur
Manila Melbourne (Outbound Melbourne only)
Seoul Singapore
Sydney Tokyo

Our route map

Use our interactive map to see the destinations we’re flying to and the routes we’ll be operating soon. Then when you’re ready to start exploring, simply select ‘Search flights’ to book. 

Flights from Abu Dhabi

Fly from Abu Dhabi and choose from more than 50 worldwide destinations.

If you are travelling from another emirate to reach Abu Dhabi airport, you must present a negative COVID-19 test before you will be permitted to enter Abu Dhabi. The test must be valid within 48 hours.

Find out everything you need to know about travelling from Abu Dhabi or reaching the airport from another emirate.

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Flights to Abu Dhabi

You will only be permitted to enter the UAE if you are a UAE national or resident with a valid visa. 

Before you can fly to Abu Dhabi, you must apply for ICA approval. The service will ask for your flight booking reference, though this field is not mandatory and can be left blank.

If your application is successful, you’ll receive a unique ICA approval number, which you will need when your check-in for your flight. If you do not have ICA approval, you will not be accepted at check-in.

If you’re having difficulty following up on your application to return to the UAE, you can call the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship on + 971 600 522222.

Book at etihad.com, on our mobile app or by calling our Contact Centre on +971 600 555 666 from the UAE. 

Arriving in Abu Dhabi

PCR testing and temperature screening are in operation at Abu Dhabi airport, and you’ll be asked to wait two metres apart from other guests at all queuing points.

When you arrive in Abu Dhabi, you are permitted to travel without restriction to any other emirate, though you must self-isolate for 14 days. 

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, our arrivals lounge is closed. 

Transferring to a connecting flight in Abu Dhabi

Fly via Abu Dhabi to or from destinations across Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East and North America. 

When we land in Abu Dhabi, you’ll be directed to the airport terminal. Please remember to keep your face mask on and follow the new measures that have been put in place to keep you protected. 

Our team will carry out an extensive deep clean of the aircraft, including seats, seatbelts, toilets, tray tables and armrests. As soon as the next aircraft is ready, you’ll board the plane and we’ll continue to our final destination. 

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, limited food and beverage options are available in Abu Dhabi, and our Duty Free stores and lounges are closed. We will reopen them as soon as we can. 

We understand this is a long journey, and we’ll do everything we can to make it as smooth and comfortable as possible for you; you will not need to collect your bags when we land in Abu Dhabi, and our maximum connection time is four hours.

Things to know before you fly

Countries around the world have issued specific rules and regulations to limit the spread of COVID-19 and keep you protected when you travel. It’s really important that you read these guidelines before you travel, and follow them at all times.

If you’re flying with any of our codeshare partner airlines, always check their regulations before you fly. Check travel regulation

You can check-in and choose your seat online or via our app from 30 hours before your flight.

Check-in at the airport opens three hours before your scheduled flight time.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, our airport lounges in Abu Dhabi are closed. We will reopen them as soon as we can.

It is compulsory to wear a face mask whilst you travel – at the airport and on board.

Wash your hands at regular intervals and follow social distancing guidelines at all times.

You can only carry one personal item on board weighing up to 5kg. Whether you’re flying in Economy, Business or First, you can check in your remaining cabin baggage for free.

We’ve made some changes on board to optimise the space between you and other guests.

We’ll offer our onboard food and drinks service in line with important COVID-19 guidelines.

Our Wellness Ambassadors are available 24/7 before or during your trip, and you’ll receive a Wellness Kit on board.

COVID-19 self-assessment

If you’re worried you’ve been exposed to COVID-19 or have any symptoms, take our COVID-19 self-assessment for an easy-to-understand and personalised assessment in minutes. The results will help you understand your probability of having COVID-19 and decide if it’s safe for you to travel.