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Etihad Cargo joins UNICEF Humanitarian Airfreight Initiative for Vaccine and Essential Medicare Response

Etihad Cargo has signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) to support its Humanitarian Airfreight Initiative. Under the MoU, Etihad Cargo will aid the worldwide distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, essential medicines, medical devices, and other critical supplies to respond to the pandemic, managing all requirement...

Etihad Airways is the first airline in the world with 100% of crew on board vaccinated

Etihad Airways is the first airline in the world with all its operating pilots and cabin crew vaccinated to help curb the spread of COVID-19 and give passengers who travel with the airline peace of mind. In January 2021, Etihad was awarded Diamond status for ensuring the highest standards of cleanliness and sanitisation in the inaugural ‘APEX Health Safety, powered by SimpliFlying&...

GE Aviation & Etihad Airways partners on groundbreaking GE 360 foam wash jet engine cleaning system

GE Aviation and Etihad Airways have partnered to launch GE’s 360 Foam Wash, a groundbreaking jet engine cleaning system, to optimise performance of Etihad’s GE90 and GEnx-1B engines on its Boeing 777 and 787 fleets. Working with Etihad as a launch partner for the Etihad Greenliner programme to innovate, develop and test aviation decarbonization technologies, GE has awarded Etihad...

Etihad Cargo beats 2020 On-Time Performance Targets

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Aviation Group, has achieved 87 per cent on-time-performance (OTP) during 2020 – ahead of its 85 per cent target and despite a significant increase in flight utilisation.  The award-winning UAE carrier also maintained a ‘Delivered As Promised’ (DAP) record throughout the year, passing its initial target o...

A trial facial biometric check-in for cabin crew - Etihad Airways & SITA

Etihad Airways has partnered SITA, to trial the use of facial biometrics in order to check in cabin crew at the airlines Crew Briefing Centre at Abu Dhabi International Airport. The trial will use facial recognition technology to identify and authenticate crew members, allowing them to complete check-in procedures and mandatory pre-flight safety and security questions digitally via...

New Sanad and Etihad Airways deal expands US$ 900MN+ partnership

Sanad and Etihad Airways have closed a new spare engine deal which further cements Abu Dhabi’s position as a self-sustaining international aviation sector hub. The announcement of the new deal came during the Global Aerospace Summit in Abu Dhabi, where industry leaders convened to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the aerospace, defence and space industries. The new deal, whic...

Etihad and Boeing strengthen strategic partnership with maintenance support for Boeing 787 fleet

 Etihad Airways has signed agreements with Boeing Global Services for the provision of maintenance support on its fleet of Boeing 787s. These agreements are part of the strategic partnership between Etihad and Boeing signed in November 2019, in line with Etihad’s ongoing commitment to achieve excellence in all aspects of operational reliability, maintenance, and on-board exper...

Etihad Airways partners with Medicus AI to launch COVID-19 risk assessment tool across digital platforms

Etihad Airways is partnering with Austrian-based healthcare technology company Medicus AI to launch a COVID-19 risk-assessment tool that will empower guests to make informed decisions about travelling. Powered by Medicus AI’s technology, the risk-assessment tool will guide Etihad’s guests in evaluating the probability of having contracted the COVID-19 coronavirus by respondin...