The Capital Link: Etihad launches Abu Dhabi to DC / by Eric Dunetz

     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