Etihad Airways plans to substantially expand Boeing 787 routes over the coming year. The Abu Dhabi-based carrier currently has 10 787-9s on strength, with a further nine scheduled to arrive this year. Etihad will eventually have a fleet of 71 787s, comprising 41 787-9s and 30 of the larger 787-10 models, as the wide-bodied twinjet becomes the airline’s flagship long-haul aircraft. Etihad will start to introduce this year’s 787s on routes from March 1. They will serve the ...

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