Held in Milan from May 1, 2015, to October 31, 2015, the event is expected to draw 20 million visitors to the Italian city.
The airlines held joint simultaneous events at Malpensa Airport in Milan and Abu Dhabi Airport to unveil the two Airbus A330-200 aircraft.
The two aircraft will operate their first flights October 21, 2014, between Rome and Abu Dhabi.
Milan is set to get new flights during the Expo, including daily flights between Milan Malpensa and Abu Dhabi on Alitalia. These flights will connect with Etihad Airways’ services throughout the Middle East and with markets in the Indian sub-continent, Southeast Asia, and Africa.