From the 1st May 2016 Etihad Airways non-stop service between Edinburgh and Abu Dhabi will return to a daily service connecting to over 100 destinations beyond. The route to the capital of the United Arab Emirates will be operated with an Airbus A330-200 aircraft, with a total of 22 seats in business class and 240 in economy. In addition to providing a direct connection between Edinburgh and Etihad Airways' Abu Dhabi hub, the forthcoming service will enable passengers and cargo from Scotland to connect conveniently to Etihad Airways' destinations across the Gulf region, Asia, Australia and Africa. With direct flights to over 100 destinations from Abu Dhabi, Etihad Airways increases Scotland's global connectivity, ensuring Edinburgh Airport truly is where Scotland meets the world.