Abu Dhabi. 08 April 2020. Further to the previously announced schedule of special passenger flights, Etihad Airways will also add additional flights from Abu Dhabi to Melbourne and Amsterdam.

Etihad Airways has been operating special flights which have allowed passengers stranded in the UAE due to COVID-19 restrictions, the opportunity to return home. The flights also support the ‘UAE Food Security Program’ by utilising belly-hold capacity of passenger aircraft for cargo.

The airline continues to repatriate UAE citizens on return sectors, where possible, and carry fresh produce as belly-hold cargo, on the return segments back to Abu Dhabi.

In addition to Melbourne and Amsterdam, Etihad continues to operate special passenger flights from Abu Dhabi to several destinations including Seoul Incheon, Singapore, Manila, and Jakarta.

These special flights from Abu Dhabi will be available for booking through, the mobile app, by calling the Etihad Airways Contact Centre on +971 600 555 666 (UAE), or through a local or online travel agency. UAE nationals wishing to return back to the UAE should contact their local UAE embassy or consulate.

Schedule of special flights (all times local). Subject to change.

FlightOriginDestinationDep.Arr.FrequencyAircraftEffective Period
EY77Abu DhabiAmsterdam14:2519:35Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat787-1011 April – 20 April
EY460Abu DhabiMelbourne18:0013:15Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri787-98 April – 21 April
EY876Abu DhabiSeoul ICN7:3021:00Wed, Fri, Sun787-108 April – 19 April
EY470Abu DhabiSingapore22:2010:00Tue, Sat787-107 April – 21 April
EY424Abu DhabiManila02:5015:55Wed, Fri, Sat787-98 April – 18 April
EY474Abu DhabiJakarta14:502:35Thu787-109 April – 16April