Etihad to expand Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner operations to Rome

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Etihad Airways has announced that it will introduce its brand new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner aircraft on its Abu Dhabi to Rome Fiumicino route.

The Gulf carrier currently operates two daily flights to the Italian capital. Starting on June 1, the morning service will be operated by the 787-10 Dreamliner, whereas the second daily service will operated by Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Both daily flights are currently operated by Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner planes.

Furthermore, the carrier announced that its Boeing 787-9 jets will operate on both of its daily flights to Frankfurt, starting on July 1. The route is currently served by a mix of various aircraft types, including Airbus A330, Boeing 777 and 787 airplanes.

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

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