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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 […]

Etihad Airways secures IATA certification for successful implementation of enhanced booking system

Etihad Airways has successfully implemented a new booking standard driven by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) that enhances the level of information flow between travel agents and airline reservation systems.  The New Distribution Capability (NDC) booking standard has been made possible following successful testing by Etihad Airways with Sabre Airline Solutions in partnership with […]

Etihad Aviation Group and Lufthansa Group extend cooperation

Abu Dhabi, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Etihad Aviation Group and Lufthansa German Airlines, part of Europe’s largest aviation group, today unveiled details of a new commercial partnership.   The two airline groups have concluded a US $100 million global catering agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate in aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul. […]

Etihad Airways wins top Airbus A380 accolade

Airbus, manufacturer of the A380 aircraft, has presented Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, with the award for ‘Top Operational Excellence’ for A380 operations in 2015-2016.  The Etihad Airways A380 fleet recorded a remarkable 99.63 per cent operational reliability between January 2015 and October 2016, the highest of all 13 airlines […]

Etihad Airways awarded best first class and best long haul airline Middle-East and Africa

Etihad Airways has won awards for Best First Class and Best Long Haul Airline Middle-East and Africa in the AirlineRatings.com 2017 Airline Excellence Awards. The Abu Dhabi-based airline was also named in the global Top Ten.  AirlineRatings.com Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Geoffrey Thomas, said: “Etihad Airways’ attention to excellence at every level has resulted in a […]

Etihad Airways bridges Abu Dhabi with Venice

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will expand its services to Italy with a daily flight to Venice Marco Polo Airport.  The new service will begin from 30 October 2016 and be served by an Airbus A319, offering 16 seats in Business and 90 in Economy. Together with Alitalia, its codeshare […]