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Possible delays due to Milan Linate Airport closure

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Milan Linate Airport will be closed from 27 July 2019 until 26 October 2019 for runway maintenance. Domestic and international operations will be redirected to Milan Malpensa Airport, increasing aircraft and passenger congestion.

This airport closure will not directly impact any Etihad Airways flights, however guests flying into, or out of Milan Malpensa airport will experience an increase in road traffic, longer wait times at check in, security and immigration points, and possible flight delays.

We strongly encourage guests to plan ahead when traveling over this period. Arrive early to the airport, complete pre-boarding processes as soon as possible and take note of check in and gate closure times as ground staff will not be able to accommodate late guests.

Check in will close strictly 60 minutes before departure for Economy guests, and 45 minutes for Business. Gates will close 20 minutes before departure for all guests.

For further information, please call an Etihad Airways Contact Centre in either the United Arab Emirates on +971 600 555 666, or in Italy on +39 0223 331 300 for guests, and +39 0223 331 188 for trade.