16 Oct 2014 11:30
Etihad Airways will provide a new air bridge between Abu Dhabi and Vienna, when it places its EY code on the forthcoming daily service by the Austrian carrier, and subsidiary of airberlin, NIKI (subject to government approval).
NIKI flights start on Monday 24 November and will be operated by a two cabin
A320 aircraft, configured to carry 12 passengers in Business Class and 132 in
schedule of the Vienna flights ensures strong two-way connectivity beyond Abu
Dhabi to Etihad Airways’ growing network, which suits destinations in
Australia, North and South Asia, the Indian sub-continent, Middle East and
Hogan, Etihad Airways' President and Chief Executive Officer, said: “Etihad
Airways is delighted to add its code to the new daily NIKI service to Vienna, connecting
Abu Dhabi with one of Europe's leading cultural, economic, and political
has been a popular destination for Etihad Airways passengers for several years,
connecting to the Austrian capital from cities across our network. To offer a
non-stop flight from our hub, working alongside our colleagues at NIKI, will
cater for this considerable demand.”
has a population of 2.4 million people within the metropolitan area, which
equates to more than 20 per cent of Austria's population and it is the seventh
largest city by population within city limits in the European Union.
addition to being a major year-round tourist destination, Vienna is home to many
major international organisations such as the United Nations and OPEC.
schedule for new Abu Dhabi – Vienna service:
All times are local.