Etihad has been reshuffling its routes as part of its five-year transformation plan.
Airline added Baku in Azerbaijan and Barcelona in Spain to its global network in 2018., and increased frequencies to several destinations including Toronto in Canada, double-daily flights to Amman and Rome, and 11 weekly flights to Male, Maldives.
Additionally, Etihad introduced its 787-9 on flights to Cairo, Casablanca, Jeddah, Rabat, Geneva, Kuala Lumpur and Rome.
In October 2018, the airline introduced the Airbus A380 on a second daily flight to Paris Charles de Gaulle. New 787-10 aircraft were introduced on daily flights to Jeddah, Beijing, Nagoya and Seoul Incheon. A seasonal frequency increase using the 787-9 was introduced to London Heathrow, boosting daily services to four during the busy festive season.
Etihad recently announced the addition of the 787-10 on its Shanghai service and the 787-9 on flights to Chengdu, Hong Kong and Barcelona in 2019. Etihad will also add the Airbus A380 on its daily rotation to Seoul Incheon from 1 July.
Airline discontinued number of unprofitable routes, including Tehran, Jaipur, Entebbe, Dallas / Fort Worth, Ho Chi Minh City, DhDar es Salaam, Edinburgh and Perth.