ETIHAD to Launch Sao Paulo Service from June 2013
Update at 0900GMT 07JUN12
ETIHAD starting 01JUN13 is launching service to Brazil, with daily Abu Dhabi – Sao Paulo service on board Airbus A340-600. This will mark the airline operating services to 6 continents for the first time.
Reservation will be opened progressively on daily basis*. As of 07JUN12, the inaugural flight on 01JUN13 is accepting reservation. However, operational schedule loaded in the GDS is different from the airline’s press release.
Schedules loaded in the GDS, including ETIHAD’s internal system:
EY191 AUH0815 – 1620GRU 346 D
EY190 GRU2245 – 2030+1AUH 346 D
Proposed Schedule filed in the Press Release:
EY171 AUH0945 – 1755GRU 346 D
EY170 GRU0035 – 2020AUH 346 D
In most cases all flight operation details goes by information loaded in the GDS, despite there may be a possibility of schedule changes due to slots or government regulatory issues.
* most GDS are only displaying flight information and accepting reservations for the next 331 to 363 days