Continuing ahead with its trend of announcing routes long term in the future, Etihad has revealed the likely candidates for its initial Boeing 787-9 routes. The first of the airline's 787-9 deliveries are expected in the fourth quarter of 2014. The airline disclosed this at a special ceremony held to welcome the Boeing 787's visit to Abu Dhabi recently.
The initial routes as per the present plan would be
- Kuala Lumpur
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While the above listed routes are in no way a final confirmation, the airline mentioned that it plans to configure the aircraft in a three class configuration.