Etihad Airways today has commenced non-stop service between Abu Dhabi and Washington D.C.
The 15 hour flight(EY131) will depart Abu Dhabi International Airport at 10:00AM and arrive at Dulles at 5:00PM. The returning flight(EY130) will depart Dulles at 10:15 and arrive back in Abu Dhabi 7:45PM the next day.
The route will be served by the ultra-long range Airbus A340-500 aircraft seating passengers in a three-class cabin.
Etihad Airbus A340-500 arrival at Dulles. Photo courtesy Etihad Airways