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George Douglas, captain, and Mangino Pablo Octavio Garcia, first officer, operated the first B787 Dreamliner service from Abu Dhabi to Geneva George Douglas, captain, and Mangino Pablo Octavio Garcia, first officer, operated the first B787 Dreamliner service from Abu Dhabi to Geneva

Etihad Launch B787 Dreamliner on Geneva Route

On March 25, Etihad Airways launched its flagship Boeing B787 Dreamliner on its Abu Dhabi – Geneva route.

Etihad Airways is scheduled to maintain an early morning arrival into Geneva and operate a revised mid-morning return service that is set to improve connectivity to a wider network of destinations across Asia and Australia, including; Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Perth, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo. The three-class aircraft’s on-board décor and lighting has also been inspired by contemporary Arabian design, including the newly-opened Louvre Abu Dhabi.

Peter Baumgartner, CEO, Etihad Airways, explained, “Through our optimised schedule, more business and leisure guests from an increasing number of destinations will now have the opportunity to experience our next generation aircraft.”

Etihad Airways currently has a fleet of 19 Boeing B787-9 Dreamliners operating from Abu Dhabi to 18 destinations worldwide; Amman, Amsterdam, Beijing, Beirut, Brisbane, Düsseldorf, Geneva, Madrid, Melbourne, Nagoya, Perth, Riyadh, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, Washington and Zürich.