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Etihad Airways

Etihad flights usually depart from Terminal 2. Although, as of September 2nd at 00:01, all Etihad Airways flights will now depart from Terminal 1 until further notice.

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Flying with Etihad Airways from Manchester Airport

Etihad Airways flights leave from Manchester Airport every morning and evening for the modern hub of Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates, from where you can connect to hundreds of other destinations, including Australia, South Africa and Thailand.

Etihad is one of the world's safest airlines, and operates a modern fleet of planes. Most Etihad flights from Manchester Airport are on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and offer a fantastic experience, no matter whether you're travelling in Economy or Business class. You may even be lucky enough to travel on the special Manchester City branded Dreamliner, which entered service in October 2019; its first flight was from Abu Dhabi to Manchester Airport.

Etihad flights from Manchester to Abu Dhabi offer great onboard service, a delicious menu and a wide range of movies and TV shows to enjoy on your personal entertainment screen.

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An Etihad Dreamliner plane painted in Manchester City colours.

Etihad check in

Etihad flights are currently departing Manchester Airport from Terminal 1. 

Check in opens 3 hours before departure

You can check in for your flight 3 hours before your departure time. The check in desks close one hour before departure.

Etihad flies to Abu Dhabi twice a day

You can fly from Manchester to Abu Dhabi on Etihad every morning and evening. The flight takes around 7 hours.

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