Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, has launched a new daily service between the capital of the UAE, Abu Dhabi and the Scottish capital, Edinburgh.
The inaugural flight
EY28, took off this morning at 0220, from Abu Dhabi Airport. Staff from
Scotland that are based in Abu Dhabi celebrated the launch alongside Mazen Mohammed Al Misery, Nedal Mahmmod Al Badan and
Mohammed Noweed Arshad, bagpipers from the Abu Dhabi
The new route will be operated
with a two-class Airbus A330-200 aircraft, offering a total of 22 seats in
Business Class and 240 seats in Economy Class. It will be a daily service with
connections onward to vital destinations for the Scottish economy in the
Middle East, Indian sub-continent, Asia and Australia.