All Etihad Airways articles

  • Etihad A320

    Landing A320 hit edge lights after drifting from Kozhikode centreline


    Several runway lights were damaged by an Etihad Airways Airbus A320 after it drifted from the centreline during an approach in darkness and poor weather to Kozhikode airport in India. The United Arab Emirates’ General Civil Aviation Authority says the crew had already executed a go-around during the initial ...

  • Etihad 787

    Israeli-UAE air travel ties begin to crystallise after diplomatic tie-up


    In a further sign of the normalisation of Israeli-United Arab Emirates relations, Etihad Airways flights have become available for sale to customers in Israel. Etihad Airways will open its services to Israeli passengers through travel and tourism specialist TAL Aviation Group, which is based in Tel Aviv. TAL ...

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    Israel-UAE to talk direct flights but airspace issues remain


    Normalisation of diplomatic relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates opens the possibility of flights between the two countries – although a timeframe has yet to emerge and other complexities remain unresolved. The UAE and Israeli governments have jointly stated that tourism and “direct flights” will be among ...

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    Etihad starts network rebuild after ‘enormous challenges’ thwart early 2020 gains


    Etihad’s strong start to 2020 was thwarted by the coronavirus pandemic as it now plots the reactivation of its network amid a further drive to reduce costs.

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    ​Industry pursues multi-pronged sustainability solution


    There is widespread agreement that aviation needs to become more sustainable, but some problems lie in identifying the best way to get there, participants in a high-level panel discussion indicated today.

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    Middle East carriers aim to get back on track


    Much of the attention on airlines in the Middle East during the coronavirus crisis has focused on the big three Gulf operators and the struggles of Israeli carrier El Al.

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    Air Arabia and Etihad to launch Abu Dhabi JV as ’conditions improve’


    Air Arabia and Etihad Airways’ new Abu Dhabi joint venture carrier will finalise its launch plans “as market conditions improve” after securing its air operating certificate (AOC).

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    Etihad open to ‘constructive’ talks on Virgin Australia restart


    Virgin Australia’s biggest shareholder Etihad Airways says dealing with the coronavirus impact on its own business meant it was unable to provide further funding to the carrier, but that it remains open to “constructive discussions” over its potential restart.

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    Etihad and Emirates prepare ground for service return


    Etihad’s announcement that it aims to begin restoring its passenger network from the start of May and Emirates’ initial move to test passengers for coronavirus ahead of flights show the Gulf carriers readying for a return to operations.

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    Emirates and Etihad add more flights to schedules


    Middle Eastern carriers Emirates and Etihad have added more cities to their flight schedules as they resume limited services. Dubai-based Emirates will add services to Jakarta, Manila, Taipei, Chicago, Tunis, Algiers and Kabul, commencing 16 April. It said on 13 April: “Only citizens of the ...

  • Etihad_grounded fleet

    Etihad doubles down on airframe, cabin maintenance of parked fleet


    As it parks about 80% of its fleet amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, Etihad Airways has doubled down on aircraft and cabin maintenance work. In a video released on 10 April, the Abu Dhabi-based carrier states it has to date replaced more than 10,000 seat and backrest covers in ...

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    Etihad to test contactless medical screening at airport


    Etihad Airways will trial new contactless technology that will help it identify passengers with medical conditions, potentially even those with early stages of the coronavirus. The carrier is partnering with Australian technology firm Elenium Automation to test the new concept later this month at its Abu Dhabi hub. ...

  • Group Cheif Executive Officer, Etihad Aviation Group, Tony Douglas

    How Etihad aims to manage through coronavirus crisis grounding


    Etihad Aviation Group chief executive Tony Douglas believes the business’s ongoing restructuring programme has given the Gulf carrier the agility to better manage its operation through the coronavirus crisis and to position it for when air travel markets reopen.

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    Etihad to deploy 787 passenger aircraft on cargo network


    Gulf carrier Etihad Airways is to redeploy some of its Boeing 787-10s as passenger freighters following the temporary suspension of scheduled services in the United Arab Emirates, as it seeks to meet a related spike in air cargo demand.

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    Etihad reports $870 million annual loss


    Etihad Airways narrowed its loss in 2019, to $870 million from $1.28 billion the year before, as the Abu Dhabi carrier cut capacity 6% as part of its transformation programme.

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    Hong Kong probes Etihad 787 course deviation


    Hong Kong’s Air Accident Investigation Authority is investigating an incident where an Etihad Boeing 787-9 deviated from the localiser course while landing. The incident occurred on 7 September, 2019 at around 10:41 local time. The twinjet, registered A6-BLF (MSN 39651), was operating flight 834 from Abu Dhabi to Hong ...

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    PODCAST: Airline Business on Air Europa, Brazil, Emirates, Max


    The new edition of the Airline Business podcast is now available.

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    'Still long way to go' in Etihad transformation – chief


    The restructuring of Etihad Airways remains a work in progress, but the Abut Dhabi aviation group s chief executive Tony Douglas is confident that efforts will eventually deliver a very strong business.

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    Etihad Greenliner 787 to champion Boeing eco-partnership


    Etihad Aviation Group chief executive Tony Douglas and Stan Deal, Boeing executive vice-president, have unveiled a wide-ranging collaboration at the Dubai air show, centred on the introduction of a 787 in a special Greenliner livery to champion the industry s sustainability efforts.

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    Etihad unveils 'Manchester City' 787-9


    Middle Eastern carrier Etihad Airways has shown off a striking special livery on a Boeing 787-9 marking the airline s continuing partnership with the UK s Manchester City football club.