Etihad Airways has begun flights to Beijing using a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, which features next-generation Business and Economy Class seats. It will operate with 299 seats – 28 in Business Class and 271 in Economy Class, representing a 14 per cent capacity increase. Peter Baumgartner, Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Airways, said: “Since launching flights between our two capitals of Abu Dhabi and Beijing nine years ago, we have experienced the huge growth of China’s outbound tourism market and enjoyed strong demand from business and leisure travellers.” “The decision to upgrade our operations to the Dreamliner reflects the importance of
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