Etihad Airways welcomes the return of American travelers to Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES –  Etihad Airways is welcoming the return of American vacationers to Abu Dhabi following the addition of the USA to the UAE’s Inexperienced Checklist, permitting leisure and enterprise vacationers from the US to go to the capital of the United Arab Emirates with out having to quarantine.

Abu Dhabi is an inspiring cultural, culinary and seaside vacation spot, in addition to a super stopover on the way in which to different locations at the moment open to Individuals, reminiscent of Dubai, Maldives, Seychelles and Sri Lanka.

“Many vital milestones within the struggle towards COVID-19, each within the US and in Abu Dhabi, have introduced us to this momentous day,” mentioned Vincent Frascogna, Vice President Americas, Etihad Airways. “Etihad and Abu Dhabi have been on the forefront of mitigating the unfold of the virus with sturdy hygiene and vaccination packages, and we’re thrilled to welcome Individuals as soon as once more with the announcement of a particular fare sale.”

The well being and security of passengers has been Etihad’s prime precedence throughout the pandemic and can proceed to be as extra locations reopen to worldwide vacationers. The Etihad Wellness program has been acknowledged as an industry-leading effort to fight the unfold of COVID-19, and in February, Etihad grew to become the primary airline on this planet with 100% of its pilots and cabin crew on board vaccinated. For added peace of thoughts, since August 2020, Etihad has been the one airline on this planet to make COVID PCR testing obligatory all through its world community, earlier than departure and on arrival in Abu Dhabi for 100% of passengers.

Lately, Etihad partnered with the Worldwide Air Transport Affiliation to launch the IATA Journey Cross for Etihad company. The go helps passengers simply and securely handle their journey in step with authorities necessities for Covid checks or vaccines and is within the trial part.

Etihad Airways at the moment flies continuous to Abu Dhabi from three gateways in the USA: New York (JFK), Washington, D.C. (DCA) and Chicago (ORD). Providing Financial system, Enterprise Class and First Class fares, the onboard expertise has been modified to reduce contact between passengers and crew whereas nonetheless providing most of the luxurious comforts the airline is famend for. On the airport, fliers may even discover the check-in course of has been made contactless.

Enterprise Class and First Class passengers get pleasure from entry to the Etihad lounge upon arrival in Abu Dhabi, in addition to complimentary transportation through Etihad Chauffeur to their resort if they are going to be staying within the metropolis or heading to Dubai. There’s a lot to discover in Abu Dhabi, together with the rides and thrills of Yas Island’s theme parks, tranquil seashores, and cultural websites reminiscent of Louvre Abu Dhabi and the splendor of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Qasr Al Watan palace.