UAE’s second largest airline, Etihad, to resume direct flights from Abu Dhabi to Beijing

The national airline of the United Arab Emirates, Etihad Airways, will resume its services of direct passenger flights between the capital of the UAE, Abu Dhabi and Beijing, from June 29, 2022, Wednesday.

The national airline of the United Arab Emirates, Etihad Airways, will resume its services of direct passenger flights between the capital of the UAE, Abu Dhabi and Beijing, from June 29, 2022, Wednesday.

This includes the first regular direct international passenger flight to resume for Beijing, as per the recent mandate of the Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism of the State Council.


The Etihad airline will initially operate a weekly flight on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which is among the most fuel-efficient aircraft in the world.

Etihad Airways planned service from Abu Dhabi to Shanghai restarted in July 2020 to meet the vast demand of tourists travelling between the UAE and China.

Etihad has opened its official website for booking, which is Flights are also open for booking via the mobile app, by calling the Etihad Airways Contact Centre on +971 600 555 666 (UAE) or +86 400 8822 050 (Mainland China), or via a local or online travel agency.

The Senior Vice President of the Global Sales and Cargo at Etihad Aviation Group, Martin Drew, informed about the resumption of services and said that Etihad Airways is pleased regarding the resumption of passenger services between Abu Dhabi and Beijing which is the airline’s second service to resume to China.

He further added that China has always been a significant strategic market for Etihad, and the resumption of these direct flights between the two capital cities will strengthen more the comprehensive strategic collaboration between China and the United Arab Emirates.

All tourists travelling between Abu Dhabi and China on Etihad airlines must rigorously meet the entry requirements and testing protocols due to the Covid-19 infection.


Etihad Airways is the second flag carrier airline of the UAE. Its head office is situated in the Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi, near Abu Dhabi International Airport. Etihad initiated its operations in November 2003. It is the second-largest airline in the United Arab Emirates after Emirates.

Tariq Saeed


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Read More

St Kitts and Nevis: PM Terrance Drew delivers opening speech at WHD and IMF meetings

Prime Minister of the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis and Minister of Finance – Dr Terrance Drew, delivered his opening speech during the Western Hemisphere Department (WHD) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) meetings on Wednesday, April 14, 2023. 

Housing minister of Dominica, visits school construction site

Melissa Poponne-Skerrit, who is serving as minister of housing, land and urban development of Dominica, visited a grammar school to check the ongoing construction at Roseau Central. She expressed her happiness at the pace of construction work.

Emirates Knights reap full mark in Rashford

The UAE riders won the full mark in their participation in the endurance races in the Rashford Arenas in Norfolk, Britain, and our riders excelled in the three rounds that started last June and concluded the day before yesterday through a group of races of different classification and distances.


10000 meal boxes distributed to motorists by Dubai Customs during Ramadan

For two years in a row, efforts taken by Dubai Customs (DC) voluntarily continue throughout the holy month of Ramadan with the distribution of meals to motorists so they can break their fast during sunset and don't drive in Overspeed to reach home early. This is under the DC's yearly "Blessed Days" Campaign.

Dubai security detains four people for assaulting and robbing man, penalty of DH 1.7

United Arab Emirates: Security authorities of Dubai apprehended at least four people on Monday and imposed a joint penalty of DH 1.7 million for assaulting as well as robbing a bitcoin trader of cash.

Lebanon: Amid fuel crisis, country faces internet service interruption

On Sunday, Lebanon witnessed the disruption in the internet services due to the shortage of fuel (diesel). This economic crisis has added another essential...