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Etihad Airways becomes the first airline in the UAE to roll out electronic technical logs

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, is the country’s first airline to implement electronic technical logs (eTech logs) for airline operations. The approval from the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) for implementation on Etihad’s freighter fleet accelerates the journey towards paperless airline operations which is a key initiative for Etihad Airways and the […]

PCR test now included in all Etihad Airways tickets from Abu Dhabi

From 1 October until 31 December 2020, Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, will offer PCR tests included in all air tickets booked by customers in the UAE for flights departing from Abu Dhabi International Airport, with the exception of services to China.  The airline is collaborating with Life Medical Diagnostic Center (Life […]

Etihad Airways welcomes UFC stars for the return of UFC fight island

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, announces the arrival of UFC President Dana White and UFC athletes and support crew ahead of the second edition of UFC Fight Island taking place in Abu Dhabi this September and October. As the official airline partner of UFC Fight Island, Etihad carried UFC athletes Israel Adesanya […]

Etihad Airways rolls-out Covid-19 insurance to passengers

Etihad Airways will offer passengers Covid-19 insurance as part of Etihad Wellness, a new health and hygiene programme. Guests who are diagnosed with Covid-19 during their trip will not have to worry about medical expenses or quarantine costs when they fly. Duncan Bureau, senior vice president sales and distribution, Etihad Airways, said: “The safety, health, […]

Etihad Airways to test airport technology for Covid detection

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, will partner with Australian company Elenium Automation to trial new technology which allows self-service devices at airports to be used to help identify travelers with medical conditions, potentially including the early stages of COVID-19.  Etihad will be the first airline to trial the technology, which can monitor the temperature, heart rate […]

Etihad Airways unveils Abu Dhabi F1 10-year anniversary livery

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has unveiled a special livery to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the FORMULA 1 2018 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX. The design was painted on a Boeing 787-9 at the Boeing facility in Charleston, South Carolina. The aircraft will participate in a low-level fly-by during the […]

Etihad Airways launches major new partnership with ACQUA DI PARMA

Etihad Airways has launched a major new partnership with the Italian fragrance brand, ACQUA DI PARMA. From August, the UAE national airline will introduce a range of exclusive amenity bags and toiletries for its customers travelling in The Residence on its Airbus A380s, and on long-haul First Class and Business Class services. The iconic brand […]

Alitalia under scrutiny of a double investigation

The Italian authorities opened an investigation to determine whether or not Etihad Airways was directly responsible for the bankruptcy Alitalia declared on May 11, 2017. The probe started on May 22, 2018, by a police raid in the headquarters of the Italian flag carrier. The prosecutor of Civitavecchia court (where the headquarters are located) opened […]

American Airlines cancels codeshare agreement with Gulf airlines

American Airlines announced the termination of the codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways due to illegal subsidizing claims. The US carrier claims it no longer makes sense to sell Qatar Airways and Etihad’s tickets on its website and share revenue, but this decision would not have financial consequences. According to the airline, the […]

Etihad Airways receives its 10th A380

Etihad Airways has taken delivery of its 10th and final Airbus A380. Employees from Etihad Airways and Airbus gathered at the European plane-maker’s Hamburg Finkenwerder plant in Germany, where the aircraft was officially handed over to the UAE national airline before commencing its delivery flight to Abu Dhabi. The airline’s award-winning double-decker A380s are the […]