Brisbane Airport has welcomed the arrival of Etihad’s inaugural Boeing 787-9 service to Australia.
Flight EY484, operated by A6-BLB, landed at at just before 1750 local time on Tuesday evening. It was the Etihad’s first 787 service to Australia and its first direct flight between Brisbane and Abu Dhabi.
Previously, Etihad served Brisbane from its Abu Dhabi hub via Singapore.
The Dreamliner was on the ground for about four hours before operating the reciprocal EY485 to Abu Dhabi, which departed a little after 2145.