Etihad increases Abu Dhabi-Manchester frequency; opens maintenance facility
Etihad Airways doubled Abu Dhabi-Manchester frequency to 14 times weekly on 02-Aug-2011, the same day the carrier's new line maintenance facility in Manchester was launched (Gulf News/Arabian Airlines, 02-Aug-2011). The opening of the Manchester facility is the airline’s sixth outside Abu Dhabi. Etihad’s other facilities are in Mumbai, Dublin, Lahore, London Heathrow and Sydney. Etihad has employed a team of four aircraft engineers and three aircraft mechanics to manage the new maintenance operations at Manchester Airport.