Etihad resumes Heathrow flights
Etihad Airways has resumed operations to London following the phased re-opening of Heathrow airport.
Flight EY11 departed from Abu Dhabi at 9.25am (delayed from 2.40am) and EY19 departed on schedule at 8.40am.
Etihad plans to operate EY17 on schedule, which will depart at 1.30pm today. All times are local UAE.
An additional flight to Manchester will operate at 2pm from Abu Dhabi with passengers taken by coach to London.
James Hogan, Etihad Airways’ chief executive officer, said: “We are very pleased to be able to resume flights to London this morning and thank our customers for their patience and understanding during this challenging period.
“Etihad’s operations teams have worked tirelessly since the disruption began and can now implement their plans to ensure our passengers get to their homes and holidays in time for Christmas.”
Etihad operates three flights to London per day.
The airline encourages customers to check its website for the latest flight information.