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Etihad Airways scales up its cargo operations with Airbus’ new generation A350F freighter

Image: Airbus Etihad Airways has firmed up its order with Airbus for seven new generation A350F freighters, following its earlier commitment announced at the Singapore Airshow. The freighters will upgrade Etihad’s freight capacity by deploying the most efficient cargo aircraft available in the market. This order of the A350F sees the national carrier of the […]

Etihad adds new departures to Melbourne and Amsterdam

Further to the previously announced schedule of special passenger flights, Etihad Airways will add additional flights from Abu Dhabi to Melbourne and Amsterdam. The Abu Dhabi-based carrier has been operating special flights which have allowed passengers stranded in the UAE due to Covid-19 restrictions, the opportunity to return home. The flights also support the local […]

Etihad signs with Air Arabia for new low-cost carrier

Etihad Aviation Group has signed a partnership deal with Air Arabia to launch Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, a new low-cost carrier. Etihad and Air Arabia will establish an independent joint venture company that will operate as a low-cost passenger airline with its hub in Abu Dhabi International Airport. The new carrier will complement Etihad Airways’ […]

Etihad Airways launches model diary of Xiaowen at China International Import Expo

Etihad Airways today launched a brand new video in its Model Diary series at the China International Import Expo, profiling iconic Chinese fashion model Xiaowen Ju during her recent trip to Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates. Based in New York City, the world-renowned model developed the new video as part of Etihad […]

Etihad silently phases out 20 planes within a month

The review Etihad Airways, the Abu Dhabi-based ME3 carrier, is currently undergoing brought a wind of change to its fleet. Just within last month the Gulf carrier decided to phase out at least 20 aircraft according to media reports. On February 4, 2018, Reuters reported that Etihad is planning to ground – and perhaps sell – five […]

Etihad chooses Boeing 777 over Airbus for cargo operations

Etihad grounded five Airbus 330 freighters and opted for all-Boeing freighter fleet. Reportedly, the grounded aircraft are to be replaced by Boeing 777Fs as part of the restructuring effort the Gulf carrier is currently undergoing. Etihad currently operates five Boeing 777 freighters. The grounded Airbus aircraft reportedly are going to be sold or leased, according […]

Emirates, Etihad Announce Security Partnership

Two major carriers from the United Arab Emirates – Emirates and Etihad Airways – signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in aviation security, Etihad Airways announced in a statement on January 8, 2018. The MoU was signed by Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline, and Tony Douglas, Group Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Aviation Group […]

Gulf airlines furious about proposed US tax reform

The United States Senate will begin considerations of a new tax bill after Thanksgiving. The controversial bill received mixed opinions at home, but foreign carriers with Gulf airlines at the forefront have become the most vocal opponents as they fear the bill will compromise the competition conditions. “America first”, the US Presidential election slogan, appears […]

Etihad exempt from US laptop ban

The United States of America has lifted the ban on laptops and other electronic devices in the cabin on US-bound flights from Abu Dhabi Airport. The change is attributed to the successful efforts of Etihad – the only airline that flies directly from Abu Dhabi to US – to implement extra security measures. It is […]

Etihad Airways signs codeshare partnership with EgyptAir

Etihad Airways and EgyptAir, the flag carrier of Egypt, have announced a new codeshare partnership. Under the initial phase of the agreement, Etihad Airways will place its ‘EY’ code on EgyptAir operated flights between Abu Dhabi and Cairo, while EgyptAir will place its ‘MS’ code on Etihad Airways flights between the two capital cities. During […]