Abu Dhabi International Airport welcomed the arrival of NIKI Airlines’ first flight from Vienna, Austria. The inaugural landing was given a water salute shortly after touchdown and Abu Dhabi International Airport held a welcoming ceremony at the arrival gate with the attendance of executives from Abu Dhabi Airports, Etihad Airways and NIKI Airlines. A group of Austrian journalists and representatives from NIKI were also present on the inaugural flight.
NIKI Airlines has entered into a code share agreement with the national carrier, Etihad Airways. The national carrier will also add its ‘EY’ code to NIKI flights from Vienna to Zurich, Munich and Rome.
The new service operates daily direct flights between Abu Dhabi and Vienna, arriving in AUH at 19.50 and departing at 02.40. Flights with NIKI will be operated by a narrow-body A320 with 12 seats in business and 132 seats in economy class.