Archive for: Etihad Airways

Hypocrisy in the air: Etihad Airways refutes subsidy allegations

Hypocrisy in the air: Etihad Airways refutes subsidy allegations

Etihad Airways CEO James Hogan refutes claims made by the Big Three carriers on open skies policy related to subsidies – CEO says campaign is little more than a regulatory attempt to further cement US Airlines’ oligopoly. – Big Three US carriers gained more than $70 billion in benefits from […]

 
 

Etihad Airways Launches Premium Twitter Channel

Etihad Airways Launches Premium Twitter Channel

Etihad Airways has launched an exclusive Twitter account to engage with Gold and Platinum members of its frequent flyer program – Etihad Guest, on the popular social media platform. The Etihad Premium Twitter channel provides a dedicated online touch-point for Etihad Guest Gold and Platinum members to gain access to a range […]

 
 

Etihad Airways to fly double daily to Melbourne from August 2015

Etihad Airways to fly double daily to Melbourne from August 2015

Second daily non-stop Melbourne-Abu Dhabi flight from 1 August 2015 Only airline to offer double daily non-stop flights between Melbourne and UAE New service will increase connectivity to more than 50 markets worldwide Double daily service to 20 key destinations in the Middle East and Europe Doubling cargo capacity supports […]

 
 

Etihad Airways reveals new glamorous uniforms

Etihad Airways reveals new glamorous uniforms

NEW ETIHAD AIRWAYS UNIFORMS TAKE INFLIGHT COUTURE TO GLAMOROUS NEW HEIGHTS New age of style and glamour unveiled with the arrival of Etihad Airways’ latest Airbus A380 and Boeing 787-9 aircraft Captivating images of the beautiful new uniforms by award-winning photographer, Norman Jean Roy Etihad Airways today revealed its much […]

 
 

Etihad Airways Upgrades Inflight Guest Experience

Etihad Airways Upgrades Inflight Guest Experience

Abu Dhabi based Etihad Airways introduces new enhancements to inflight guest experience Luxury hotel-style reception service in First Class Cotton loungewear, mattress and turndown service in Business Class Revolutionary ergonomic pillow which converts into a neck pillow in Economy Class Etihad Airways has introduced innovative new inflight products and enhancements […]

 
 

Etihad Airways to hire hundreds of Pilots, first batch from Alitalia

Etihad Airways to hire hundreds of Pilots, first batch from Alitalia

Etihad all set on expansion plans. Recruits 40 pilots from Alitalia. Etihad Airways, UAE’s national airlines has announced the recruitment of 40 pilots from Alitalia, the struggling national airline of Italy. Earlier, Etihad had announced a deal to acquire 49% stake in Alitalia. “Etihad Airways will hire hundreds of pilots […]

 
 

Etihad Airways Partners Alliance Network Launched

Etihad Airways Partners Alliance Network Launched

The new alliance network puts itself in direct competition with the existing three largest passenger airline alliances: Star Alliance, SkyTeam, and Oneworld. ETIHAD AIRWAYS PARTNERS UNVEILED Enhanced network and frequent flyer benefits giving consumers more choice Common focus on service and quality Partnership opportunities for all airlines Etihad Airways today […]

 
 

Etihad Airways Launches New Arrivals Lounge in Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways Launches New Arrivals Lounge in Abu Dhabi

ETIHAD AIRWAYS LAUNCHES ARRIVALS LOUNGE IN ABU DHABI                                                                                                                                          ·         Airline celebrates milestone opening of first Arrivals Lounge ·         Exciting new ‘SHAVE by Etihad Airways’ concept introduced ·         Innovative 10-minute clothes steaming […]

 
 

Etihad Airways to launch six new routes in H1 2015

Etihad Airways to launch six new routes in H1 2015

ETIHAD AIRWAYS TO EXPAND GLOBAL REACH WITH SIX NEW DESTINATIONS IN THE FIRST HALF OF 2015 Network grows to 107 passenger and cargo destinations New services will increase coverage in Europe, Asia and Africa First non-stop flight launched between Abu Dhabi and Brisbane First Class cabin to be added on […]

 
 

Etihad Airways Partners With Google to Make Flight Search Easier

Etihad Airways Partners With Google to Make Flight Search Easier

Etihad Airways today announced that it has partnered with Google to make it more convenient for travellers to view the airline’s flight schedules and fares on the search engine’s flight search tool. Using Flight Search, travellers in the US, Canada, the UK, the Netherlands, Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Poland and […]

 
 

Etihad Airways to establish world class Flight Training College

Etihad Airways to establish world class Flight Training College

Etihad Airways to establish world class Flight Training College Etihad Airways announced today it is establishing the Etihad Flight College, a world-class flight training facility in the United Arab Emirates for Emirati and international cadet pilots. Etihad is following suit of Emirates Airline, which has established the Emirates Aviation University […]

 
 

Etihad posts strong results for Q1 2014

Etihad posts strong results for Q1 2014

Etihad Airways revenues rise 27% to $1.4 billion during Q1 2014 Total revenues up 27 per cent to US$1.4 billion during first quarter of 2014 Double-digit growth in passenger numbers to 3.2 million between January and March Available Seat Kilometres up from 15.9 billion in Q1 2013 to 19.2 billion in Q1 […]

 
 

Aviation Leaders Urge Partnerships for Success

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Jet Etihad Airways’ strategic alliance troubled by newer speed bumps

Jet Etihad Airways’ strategic alliance troubled by newer speed bumps

Jet Etihad deal encounters yet another problem with reports emerging about envoy intervention in the passing of the deal The strategic alliance between India’s leading airline operator Jet Airways and Abu Dhabi’s premier aircraft services, Etihad Airways was touted to be the revolution to spark the entire Indian aviation sector. […]

 
 

Etihad Airways launch Etihad Regional

Etihad Airways launch Etihad Regional

Etihad Airways announce ‘step-change in business strategy’ with the launch of Etihad Regional, in partnership with Swiss carrier Darwin Airline Branded operation to start following acquisition of 33.3 per cent stake in Swiss carrier Darwin Airline Etihad Regional to connect passengers from secondary markets into Etihad Airways’ European network and […]

 
 

Dubai Airshow sets global order record

Dubai Airshow sets global order record

Dubai Airshow sets global order record, with total orders reaching over $162bn within 3 hours of opening Dubai World Central – Next generation aerospace hub delivers multi-billion dollar Dubai Airshow – the world’s fastest growing aerospace exhibition – which opened yesterday for the first time at Dubai World Central, the vast […]

 
 

Etihad Airways in US$ 25.2bn deal with Boeing

Etihad Airways in US$ 25.2bn deal with Boeing

Etihad today at Dubai Airshow announced deal with Boeing to buy up to 82 Wide-body aircraft worth US$ 25.2bn Etihad Airways today announced a firm order for 56 new Boeing wide-body aircraft, with options and purchase rights for a further 26, to support its continued global expansion. The order represents […]

 
 

Etihad Airways expands global partnerships

Etihad Airways Airbus A380

Etihad Airways has revealed its plans to expand its global reach by entering into partnerships with Chinese and American operators. In the coming years, Etihad plans double-digit growth on the back of higher passenger traffic in emerging markets, such as China and South America. The airline, which is already benefiting […]

 
 

Etihad Airways to acquire 49% of Jat Airways

Etihad Airways to acquire 49% of Jat Airways

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE has unveiled plans to acquire 49 percent of Jat Airways, the Serbian national airline. The Abu Dhabi-based carrier has also been awarded a five year management contract for the carrier. Air Serbia will become Etihad Airways’ sixth equity partner following investments in […]

 
 

Etihad – Jet Airways deal hits turbulence

Etihad – Jet Airways deal hits turbulence

UAE national airline Etihad Airways’ Indian dreams hit more turbulence recently with the Indian government’s top regulatory authority expressing reservations about the proposed USD 379 million deal with Jet Airways. The troubled Indian airline announced a few months ago that they were selling a minority stake to Etihad. The news […]

 
 

Etihad Cargo delivers new advert campaign

Etihad Cargo delivers new advert campaign

Etihad Cargo, the freight division of the Abu Dhabi-based airline, has launched a new advertising campaign highlighting its global outreach and higher quality services. “The world is our business. Let us take care of yours.” This is the division’s first campaign since it rebranded itself from Etihad Crystal Cargo to […]

 
 

Etihad claims stake in India’s Jet Airways

Etihad claims stake in India’s Jet Airways

  Jet Airways, the troubled Indian airline, has announced that it has reached a deal with to sell a minority stake to the UAE-carrier Etihad for an estimated USD 379 million. A statement by Jet reveals that the airline’s board had approved the sale of 27.3 million shares to Etihad […]

 
 

Etihad Airways posts $900mn revenues, strongest-ever Q1 performance

Etihad Airways posts $900mn revenues, strongest-ever Q1 performance

Etihad Airways, which this year celebrates it’s 10th anniversary, has recorded its strongest ever passenger and cargo results for a first quarter. The Abu Dhabi-based airline posted Q1 2013 passenger revenues of $900m (2012: $758m), an increase of 19%; and cargo revenues of $193m (2012: $165m), increasing 17% over Q1 […]

 
 

Etihad Airways Launches Programme Offering Exclusive Rewards and Benefits to Abu Dhabi Government Employees

Etihad Airways Launches Programme Offering Exclusive Rewards and Benefits to Abu Dhabi Government Employees

As part of the Abu Dhabi Government Employees Travel Program, an agreement of cooperation has been signed between the Abu Dhabi Municipality and the national airline of the UAE, Etihad Airways. The Abu Dhabi Government Employee Travel Programme is an initiative of the Abu Dhabi Government and was developed in […]

 
 

Splashy new global ad campaign for Etihad [Video]

Splashy new global ad campaign for Etihad [Video]

Etihad Airways has announced the launch of a new global brand advertising campaign that will soon storm the regional and international TV, print, outdoor, and digital media advertising space. Themed “The World Is Our Home, You Are Our Guest”, this is the airline’s first major campaign in three years. The […]

 
 

Etihad eyes African expansion

Etihad eyes African expansion

The Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways has entered into a strategic commercial partnership with Kenya Airways to expand rapidly across Africa. The code-sharing agreement will allow Etihad to place its EY code on Kenya Airways flights from Nairobi to 27 destinations across its network in Africa. The Kenya Airways will reciprocate […]

 
 

Etihad Airways’ opens Premium Lounge in Paris

Etihad Airways’ opens Premium Lounge in Paris

Etihad Airways has opened its $8m premium lounge at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris. The new lounge, located in Terminal 2, will meet the surging passenger numbers on Etihad Airways‘ flights into and out of Paris, which have grown 55% over the past 18 months. The route is now […]

 
 

Etihad Airways announces Free Flights for 10 year old kids

Etihad Airways announces Free Flights for 10 year old kids

Etihad Airways is offering free flights for 10 year olds in the UAE. Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, is offering free flights for 10-year-old guests as a part of a year-long celebration of the airline’s tenth anniversary. Children turning 10 in 2013 are eligible for […]

 
 

Middle East’s Global Champions Revealed

Middle East’s Global Champions Revealed

We live in a corporate age which is in constant dynamics,always paving way to innovation and excellence. The old ways give rise to the new, belief systems change and opportunities are constantly throwing up greater challenges and growth prospects for companies and organizations. It’s a fact that the fundamental leaders of growth […]

 
 

Etihad interested in Jet Airways

Etihad interested in Jet Airways

Indian carrier Jet Airways has confirmed the growing media speculation that Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways is negotiating a stake sale in the airline. In a communique to stock exchanges, the airline said: “Jet and Etihad are in a discussion regarding a potential investment by the latter in the former, these […]

 
 

Etihad airways flies record 10.29 million passengers during 2012

Etihad airways flies record 10.29 million passengers during 2012

Etihad Airways has surpassed its target of carrying 10 million passengers this year and is set to achieve a 22 per cent increase on the total of 8.41 million passengers in 2011. The increase in passenger numbers – up to a total of 10.29 million – represents an extra 1.88 […]

 
 

Etihad Airways signs deal with Tourism Australia

Etihad Airways signs deal with Tourism Australia

Tourism Australia and Etihad Airways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at bringing more visitors from the Middle East, UK and Europe to Australia by leveraging the airline’s expanding international network. Under the new strategic marketing agreement, the signatories will together invest up to A$6 million ($6.34m)) over […]

 
 

Middle East Business News Review – 17 October

Middle East Business News Review – 17 October

Today’s top business and economy news from the Middle East and North Africa: UAE tops Arab capital outflow; Saudi leads regional FDI The UAE remained in the top position as the largest Arab capital exporter, investing nearly $57.8 billion in global markets, while receiving a total of $85.5 billion in […]

 
 

Gulf airlines’ joining alliances to benefit aviation industry, consumers

Gulf airlines’ joining alliances to benefit aviation industry, consumers

Fast-growing Gulf airlines have begun taking a more cooperative approach, seeking alliances rather than direct confrontation with big carriers in the rest of the world, a report said on Wednesday. Many airline observers believe the shift appears to be in response to tough market conditions and a realisation that the […]

 
 

Middle East Business News Review – 16 October

Middle East Business News Review – 16 October

Today’s top business and economy news from the Middle East and North Africa: Abu Dhabi included in the Global Cities list The fifth edition of Cities of Opportunity released by Price Waterhouse Cooper and the Partnership for New York City has ranked the city of Abu Dhabi as the 22nd […]

 
 

Middle East emerging as aviation industry hub – Etihad Airways CEO

Middle East emerging as aviation industry hub – Etihad Airways CEO

Etihad Airways’ President and Chief Executive Officer James Hogan said on Tuesday the Middle East is one of the “strong pockets” for growth in aviation in an “uncertain world”. He delivered his keynote address to delegates at the International Air Transport Association (IATA) World Passenger Symposium taking place in Abu Dhabi. “Middle […]

 
 

Middle East Business News Review – 8 October

Middle East Business News Review – 8 October

Today’s top business news from the Middle East and North Africa: Etihad announces partnership with Air France-KLM Rapidly expanding UAE flag carrier Etihad Airways says it has struck a deal with Air France-KLM to market some of each other’s flights as the first stage of a larger strategic alliance. Alongside […]

 
 

Etihad announces partnership with Air France-KLM

Etihad announces partnership with Air France-KLM

Rapidly expanding UAE flag carrier Etihad Airways says it has struck a deal with Air France-KLM to market some of each other’s flights as the first stage of a larger strategic alliance. Alongside the deal announced Monday, Etihad says the Franco-Dutch airline operator is launching a similar codeshare deal for […]

 
 

Etihad Airways eyeing opportunities in India, Asia

Etihad Airways eyeing opportunities in India, Asia

Etihad Airways, which has been aggressively expanding on a global level through stake purchases in firms like Air Berlin and Virgin Australia, announced on Sunday it is set to extend its geographical reach to India and other Asian markets. Abu Dhabi’s flag carrier is competing with regional rivals like Emirates […]

 
 

Middle East Business News Review – 6 September

Middle East Business News Review – 6 September

Today’s top business news from the Middle East and North Africa: Dubai’s posts record H1 trade figures Dubai’s non-oil foreign trade hit a record AED602 billion ($163.9 bn) during the first half of 2012, registering a 12% increase compared to the same period last year. Dubai’s trade totalled AED 537 billion during the first […]