Tag: Etihad

Is Air Arabia-Etihad joint budget airline set to fail from the onset?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2020 16:50

Etihad Airways and Air Arabia announced that they will not delay the launch of the joint venture low-cost carrier in Q2 2020, Such move can put the success of joint ... Read More

Etihad Airways charter flights to Russia after flight suspension due to COVID-19

editor editor- March 24, 2020 20:50

Due to current COVID-19 travel restrictions, Etihad Airways charter flights will operate between Abu Dhabi and Moscow from March 21-25, 2020 in a series of 5 special flights. The flights ... Read More

Etihad Airways stops flights to Saudi Arabia due to COVID-19

editor editor- March 11, 2020 20:24

Four Etihad flights which were en-route to Saudi Arabia at the time a directive issued by the General Authority for Civil Aviation in Saudi Arabia took effect were permitted to ... Read More

Etihad Airways: Vienna Waits no longer

editor editor- March 10, 2020 21:10

The national airline of the UAE, Etihad Airways, will launch new daily scheduled year-round flights to Austria’s capital Vienna using a two-class Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. The service will initially operate ... Read More

Etihad Airways transformation on track with revenues of US$506 billion

editor editor- March 5, 2020 22:15

The transformation program of Etihad Airways (Etihad) has seen cumulative core operating performance improved by 55% since 2017. The airline has announced an encouraging 32% improvement in core operating performance ... Read More

Alitalia-Etihad bankruptcy investigation closed: 21 suspects

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 18, 2020 01:12

The public prosecutor's office in Civitavecchi, Italy, closed the Alitalia-Etihad bankruptcy investigation into the Alitalia crack by contesting, for various reasons, the crimes of aggravated fraudulent bankruptcy, false corporate communications, ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Boeing unveil the ‘Etihad Greenliner’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 18, 2019 17:15

Etihad Airways and Boeing today announced a first-of-its-kind ‘eco partnership’, in which a specially-themed Boeing 787 Dreamliner will be used to test products, procedures and initiatives designed to reduce aircraft ... Read More

Etihad Airways refreshes loyalty program with rewards galore

editor editor- November 16, 2019 19:08

Etihad Guest’s top tier Platinum members will now benefit from a dedicated contact number for premium guest service agents who are available to assist. But wait, there’s more. Etihad Airways, ... Read More

Etihad and Pakistan International Airlines re-launch codeshare partnership

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 13, 2019 16:45

Etihad Airways (Etihad), the national airline of the UAE, and the flag carrier of Pakistan, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), have relaunched their codeshare partnership to provide their customers with greater ... Read More

Etihad Aviation Group names new Senior Vice President

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 11, 2019 14:50

Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) announces the appointment of Duncan Bureau as Senior Vice President Global Sales and Distribution, who will report directly into the group’s Chief Commercial Officer, Robin Kamark. ... Read More

Etihad Airways promotes Abu Dhabi medical tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 29, 2019 16:42

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi have signed an agreement – the first of its kind in the region between an airline and ... Read More

Etihad hosts exclusive event to mark Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Milan service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 18, 2019 15:58

Etihad Airways (Etihad), the national airline of the UAE, hosted an exclusive reception at the Palazzo Clerici, the spectacular Baroque former residence of the influential Clerici family, located in the ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Emirates airline merger rekindled?

editor editor- October 17, 2019 22:58

Etihad Aviation Group, the owner of Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways, and Sharjah-based low-cost carrier Air Arabia have signed of an agreement to launch Abu Dhabi’s first low-cost airline. The Deputy ... Read More

Etihad and Air Arabia to launch Abu Dhabi’s first low-cost airline

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 16, 2019 16:10

Etihad Aviation Group, owner of the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier, today announced the ... Read More

Etihad Airways New York City Soccer Initiative celebrates 30 city-wide mini-pitches

editor editor- October 12, 2019 00:09

Yesterday, Vincent Frascogna, Etihad Airways Vice President of the Americas, joined the First Lady of New York City, Chirlane McCray, along with partners and community members to unveil the newest ... Read More

Etihad Airways introduces Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner on Abu Dhabi–Rome route

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 15:28

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has celebrated the introduction of its newest aircraft type, the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, on daily services to Rome, with a ... Read More

Rixos Premium Dubai JBR hosted 2nd Middle East Chef Excellence Awards

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 19:42

The Hozpitality Group's 2nd Middle East Chef Excellence Awards, held on 12th June 2019 at Rixos Premium Dubai JBR. After receiving over 68,500 votes, the winners for Popular Choice categories ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 16:15

Etihad Airways (Etihad), the national airline of the UAE, and Swae, a startup based in Vancouver, have partnered to launch iFikra, an artificial intelligence-powered platform aimed at unlocking the full ... Read More

Boeing unveiled successful environmental strategy results

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 19:29

In 2018, Boeing unveiled its new environment strategy through 2025 with ambitious goals to innovate products for environmental performance, reduce emissions, waste, and water and energy consumption at work sites, ... Read More

Etihad launches new daily flights from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah during Ramadan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019 15:30

Abu Dhabi Airports has welcomed new daily flights from Al Ain International Airport (AAN) to King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, designed to facilitate travel to Saudi ... Read More

Al Ain International Airport welcomes daily flights to Jeddah during Ramadan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019 09:40

Abu Dhabi Airports has welcomed new daily flights from Al Ain International Airport (AAN) to King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, designed to facilitate travel to Saudi ... Read More

Good news for Pakistan Tourism comes from British Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 23:03

British Airways has great news for the Pakistan travel and tourism industry. Tourism in Pakistan is a growing industry.  In 2018, the British Backpacker Society ranked Pakistan as the world's top adventure travel ... Read More

Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019 10:00

The African Tourism Board is currently working hard to build partnerships within the aviation industry. "Seeing Africa as one destination is perfect for any airlines wanting to partner with us", ... Read More

Etihad Airways extends free two-night Abu Dhabi getaway offer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 18:15

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, announced it is extending its free Abu Dhabi stopover campaign to the end of the year due to the popularity of the ... Read More

Etihad Airways adopts new Boeing Toolbox Mobile Library

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 15:31

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has introduced Boeing’s Toolbox Mobile Library, an iPad mobile application, to enable its Technical Operations team to improve the efficiency ... Read More

Gen Z and millennial travelers are looking for experiential travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019 18:30

Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) along the partner participating companies have offered the diverse tourism products and services to the travellers and the tour operators / travel agents of the Middle ... Read More

Middle East’s finest travel brands revealed at World Travel Awards in Abu Dhabi

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019 16:09

The Middle East’s finest travel brands have been unveiled at a star-studded gala ceremony in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The elite of the travel industry gathered for the World Travel Awards ... Read More

Seychelles Islands converge to Russia to meet partners in Moscow and St. Petersburg

editor editor- April 26, 2019 19:10

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) hit Moscow and St Petersburg in full flare, as a Seychelles oasis was created by the STB team in Russia to welcome together more than ... Read More

Etihad answers the question: How can we better handle your air cargo?

editor editor- April 25, 2019 00:41

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of the Etihad Aviation Group, today celebrates its air cargo digitalization and innovation space 6 months after migrating to a new technology platform. ... Read More

40 airlines, 60 airports confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 17:05

More than 40 airlines and over 60 represented airports have confirmed their participation at the inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India and Africa – co-located with Arabian Travel Market 2019 and ... Read More

Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 18:00

Africa’s vast aviation potential as the continent continues to increase airline frequency to the GCC will be explored at the Inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India and Africa – co-located with ... Read More

Qatar Airways: Investment in Air Italy fully compliant with US-Qatar Open Skies Agreement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 15:45

Following recent false accusations relating to Qatar Airways’ shareholding in Air Italy, such baseless statements and consistent inaccuracies need addressing as a matter of urgency. Qatar Airways holds a 49 ... Read More

Etihad: Dream routes to South Africa, Nigeria, Italy

editor editor- April 10, 2019 00:48

Etihad Airways is introducing dream routes in the form of the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its scheduled services this summer from Abu Dhabi to Johannesburg, effective August 1; Lagos, effective ... Read More

ATM Report: 63% of Dubai Airport passengers were in transit during 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 08:56

More than 63% of the 89 million passengers who passed through Dubai airport in 2018 were in transit with just 8% of these passengers leaving the airport to explore the ... Read More

Etihad Airways signs codeshare with Gulf Air

editor editor- March 26, 2019 19:12

Following the signing of a Memorandum of Understangin (MOU), Etihad Airways and Gulf Air have announced the signing of a codeshare partnership for travel commencing with the summer schedule. The ... Read More

Jet Airways leader gives in to pressure to quit

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 25, 2019 21:35

In a major, although not unexpected development, Jet Airways founder and chairman, Naresh Goyal, and his wife, Anita, have resigned from the board. The pioneer aviation leader, who founded the ... Read More