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Date Change Waiver for Australia

07 January 2020, 10:00 AM

Due to the Australian Bushfires situation Etihad Airways is offering the following options to Guests impacted due to this situation with tickets issued on/before 07 January 2020.


Rebooking/Re issue

One date change is permitted Free of Charge on all bookings within the following scenarios

  1.  For all guests who have already completed their outbound journey ex AU and are scheduled to return anytime in future can change their date to travel earlier within the next 1 month

             Eg SYD-AUH-LON – completed

             LON-AUH-SYD can be changed from 30 April 2020 to 15 January 2020

Date change fee and fare difference will be waived


2a) Guests currently in Australia booked to travel to the UAE/beyond in the next 1 month (on/before 07 February 2020)  can postpone their travel to on/before 31 March 2020.

Date change fee and fare difference will be waived. 

            b) Guests who wish to postpone their travel to beyond 31 March 2020 will need to pay the fare differenceOnly the Date change fee will be waived.


Tickets must be rebooked on the lowest RBD in the same cabin.


Re-routing to another EY Australian gateway is permitted. Eg MEL instead of SYD.


Re-routing and endorsement onto any other airlines not permitted



As per fare rules.

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