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Etihad Airways Receives First of Six Airbus A321neos from Bamboo Airways

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Etihad Takes Delivery of the First of 6 Bamboo A321neos
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Etihad Airways is one of the most popular airlines in the world. The carrier is renowned for its world-class services and for taking passenger-focused initiatives. With an aim to further boost its connectivity, the airline has been procuring modern jets. In line with this, an Airbus A321neo aircraft has been added to the Etihad fleet. This narrowbody, single aisle jet is the first of the 6 A321neos previously operated by Bamboo Airways. 

Registered as A6-AES, Etihad received its first Bamboo A321neo aircraft on 16th May. This was reportedly stored in Abu Dhabi since April 21. The aircraft is leased from AerCap and the Tokyo Century-owned Aviation Capital Group and is around 2 years and 9 months old. 

Also Read: Etihad Airways Baggage Allowance 

When will Etihad Airways receive all six Airbus A321neo aircraft? 

Etihad plans to induct three A321neos into its fleet by June 2024. The remaining three jets will likely join the Etihad fleet by October 2024. These aircraft will operate international flights to Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi etc. Specifically, the A321neo will begin operating on the Abu Dhabi to Bangalore and Abu Dhabi to Delhi routes in June. Additionally, the frequency of flights on the Abu Dhabi to Bangalore route will also be increased. This is welcoming news for people traveling on the USA-India route via Abu Dhabi. 

Seat Configurations on Etihad A321neo

The newly acquired A321neos come in three different configurations. The first configuration includes three aircraft with 198 seats each. These feature 16 business class seats and 182 economy seats. The second configuration consists of one aircraft with 208 seats. These offer 8 business class seats and 200 economy seats. Lastly, two aircraft have 223 seats each, with 8 seats in business class and 215 economy seats.

As Etihad plans to further enhance its operations, the induction of new Airbus A321neo jets is another step in the right direction. With passenger-focused initiatives and addition of modern aircraft, Etihad Airways is truly revolutionizing air travel. 

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