Before the new non-stop flights to Amsterdam and Zurich even begin, on 1 September, Etihad Regional – operated by Darwin Airline – has already announced that it is extending its range of flights from Dresden. From 3 November 2014 the airline will be flying to Vienna twice a day. As of 26 October 2014, it will also be doubling the number of flights to Zurich to two a day. The new flights are currently being coordinated and will be bookable soon.
From 3 November, Etihad Regional will be setting off for Vienna at 7.30 a.m. and 5 p.m. every day, landing there at 8.40 a.m. and 6.10 p.m. In the opposite direction, the aircraft (a 68-seat ATR-72) will be leaving at 9.30 a.m. and 7 p.m., arriving in Dresden at 10.50 a.m. and 8.20 p.m.
From 26 October, Etihad Regional will be setting off in Dresden at 6.35 a.m. and 5.30 p.m. every day, arriving in Zurich at 8.15 a.m. and 7.10 p.m. On the trip to Dresden, the aircraft (also a 68-seat ATR-72) takes off at 9.10 a.m. and 8.40 p.m. in the Swiss metropolis, landing in Dresden at 10.50 a.m. and 10.20 p.m.
Markus Kopp, managing director of Mitteldeutsche Airport Holding:
“We are absolutely thrilled that Etihad Regional is now integrating Dresden International Airport into its network. The airline is already successfully operating between our sister airport in Leipzig/Halle and Amsterdam, Geneva, Paris and Zurich. Now Dresden will be benefiting from this cooperation”, explains Knopp.