Following the partial lifting of international flight restrictions by Indian authorities to allow outbound travel from 12 July to 26 July 2020 for eligible individuals from India to Abu Dhabi, Etihad Airways will resume a limited number of special flights from six Indian gateways. During this period, the airline will operate services to Abu Dhabi from Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai to Abu Dhabi. Etihad will recommence daily services from Mumbai, six weekly from Delhi, five weekly from Chennai and Bengaluru, two from Cochin and one weekly from Hyderabad.
Eligible passengers include UAE nationals and residents as well as people with relevant UAE entry approvals from India. All passengers must have ICA approval from the government of Abu Dhabi before they travel and will not be permitted to check-in without the necessary approvals.