Etihad Airways will add a second daily direct flight between Abu Dhabi International Airport, Abu Dhabi and Rome, the Italian capital city.
The new service which will commence on on 25 March 2018, will take the total number of Etihad Airways’ flights on Abu Dhabi-Rome route from 7 a week to 14 a week.
The additional frequencies will be introduced in two phases, starting with five extra weekly flights which willl be upgraded to daily service from 1 May, 2018.
The new twice daily service will provide greater choice to passengers travelling between the capital cities of the UAE and Italy, and further increase connectivity to and from both countries.
The new early morning departure from Abu Dhabi and midday return service from Rome will offer links to popular cities across Australia, China, Japan and Korea.
With the additional service, Etihad Airways’ frequency between Abu Dhabi and its two Italian gateways of Rome and Milan will increase from two flights to three flights a day.