Etihad Airways becomes second Boeing 787-10 operator

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Boeing delivered Etihad Airways’ first 787-10 Dreamliner, registered as A6-BMA. The second-largest airline of the United Arab Emirates becomes the second Boeing 787-10 operator worldwide, after launch customer Singapore Airlines. shows that the Boeing 787-10 is scheduled to enter service on the Abu Dhabi – Jeddah route on November 12th, replacing the 787-9 Dreamliner on flight EY333/334.

In total, the airline ordered 30 Boeing 787-10 aircraft. The airline’s wide-body fleet consists of Boeing 777, 787, Airbus A330 and A380 airplanes. In addition, Etihad Airways operates Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft.

Furthermore, the airline is the launch customer for the shorter version of Boeing’s still-under-construction 777X and has additional Airbus A321neo and A350 jets on order. Etihad Airways was the first airline in the Middle East to operate the Boeing 787-9.