Sydney Airport welcomes second daily Etihad A380 service

    Sydney Airport welcomed (26-Apr-2017) Etihad Airways‘ announcement it will upgauge its second daily Abu Dhabi-Sydney service to the A380 from Oct-2017. Sydney Airport MD and CEO Kerrie Mather stated “We’ve continued to invest in airport improvements to increase capacity in order to support these larger aircraft, and we’re thrilled that Sydney Airport will finish the year as the fourth largest A380 hub in the world”. Sydney Airport will be Etihad’s third A380-only operation globally and add 123,000 seats per year and see 14 weekly A380 frequencies on the route.