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IATA AGM 2013: Etihad plans to start A380 and 787 deliveries in late 2014

5-Jun-2013 7:23 AM

Etihad Airways CEO James Hogan said (03-Jun-2013) during a media briefing at the IATA annual general meeting in Cape Town that the carrier is on track to take delivery of its first Boeing 787 and Airbus A380 in late 2014. Mr Hogan says Etihad’s A380 will be in three-class configuration and is intended to operate to New York, London, JFK, Sydney and Melbourne. The carrier’s 787s will be in two configurations with two and three classes. According to CAPA’s Fleet Database, Etihad has 40 787-9s and 10 A380s on order.