Etihad Airways will introduce the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its Abu Dhabi-Barcelona service, effective 22 February 2019, replacing the Airbus A330-200 currently on the route.
The deployment of the larger 787 Dreamliner to Barcelona coincides with the Mobile World Conference taking place in the city from 25-28 February, during which Etihad Airways will provide daily flights. The airline will increase frequency to a permanent daily operation from 31 March.
The Boeing 787-9 offers 299 seats including- 28 Business Studios and 271 Economy Smart Seats - a capacity increase of six seats in Business and 31 in Economy in each direction, and an increase in belly-hold cargo capacity of four tonnes.
Etihad Airways’ Boeing 787-9 aircraft features innovative, award-winning cabin designs and products, complemented by the airline’s acclaimed service and hospitality offering.
Flights include Food and Beverage Managers in Business Class and a Flying Nanny in Economy Class to provide extra specialised care for families with young children.