Etihad Airways to introduce the Airbus A380 on daily Seoul service

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Etihad Airways to introduce the Airbus A380 on daily Seoul service

Effective July 1, 2019, Etihad Airways will operate the Airbus A380 on its daily service linking Abu Dhabi and Seoul. The South Korean capital’s Incheon airport now joins London Heathrow, Paris Charles de Gaulle, New York JFK and Sydney as a destination served by the airline’s award-winning aircraft.

Etihad Airways’ 486-seat A380 will provide customers on the route with new inflight experiences such as The Residence, a luxurious three-room cabin which can accommodate two guests in complete privacy, and nine private First Apartments. The double-decker aircraft also boasts 70 Business Studios and 405 Economy Smart Seats. This includes 80 Economy Space seats with a seat pitch of up to 36 inches.

The UAE and South Korea are major trade partners and the UAE is the largest importer of South Korean goods in the Middle East and Africa and the value of trade between the two countries is valued at approximately US$ 15 billion annually. It is estimated that over 200,000 Korean tourists now visit the country each year.

Flight schedule: Abu Dhabi – Seoul Incheon, effective July 1, 2019*:

Flight No. Origin Departs Dest Arrives Freq Aircraft
EY876 Abu Dhabi 22:05 Seoul 11:35 +1 Daily Airbus A380
EY873 Seoul 01:00 Abu Dhabi 05:45 Daily Airbus A380

: All departures and arrivals are listed in local time.

*First A380 departure from Seoul effective July 3, 2019