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Etihad Cargo and Astral Aviation celebrate inaugural flight

Etihad Cargo in partnership with Astral Aviation successfully completed the inaugural flight from Nairobi, Kenya, to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on 21 March 2024. This flight marked the commencement of a promising collaboration following the MOU signed between the two carriers, aimed at expanding Etihad Cargo's reach into the African market. The inaugural flight w...

Etihad Airways celebrates inaugural flight to Boston

Etihad Airways touched down for the first time in Boston on Sunday, marking the launch of regular services between Abu Dhabi and the US city, strengthening ties and enriching travel options for passengers. The inaugural flight, EY147, was celebrated at Abu Dhabi Airport before take-off, and on arrival in Massachusetts, Etihad’s captains waved UAE and US flags from the cockpit to ce...

Three new 787-9 Dreamliners join the Etihad Airways fleet as it flies towards ambitious growth

Etihad Airways is celebrating the arrival of three new Boeing 787-9 aircraft this weekend. The national airline of the UAE welcomed the latest additions to its expanding fleet at Abu Dhabi Zayed International Airport. The new aircraft will begin operations this month, helping Etihad to expand in line with its ambitious roadmap which will see it fly to 125 destinations with more than 160 aircr...

Etihad Airways' newest 787-9 Dreamliner on display at Dubai Airshow

Etihad Airways is celebrating 20 years of flying as it participates at Dubai Airshow 2023. UAE’s national airline is showcasing its newest Boeing 787-9 which is one of four new Dreamliners to join the fleet, following the arrival of a new 787-10 in October. New aircraft will fuel Etihad’s ambitious growth plans as the airline has added 12 new destinations this year, with further new ro...

Etihad Airways and Abu Dhabi International Airport welcome first guests to Terminal A

Etihad Airways operated first commercial flight from Abu Dhabi International highly-anticipated new Terminal A today. The flight used one of the airline’s Airbus A350-1000, with 359 guests onboard. Etihad and Abu Dhabi International Airport welcomed the guests who made history as they enjoyed the seamless experience of checking in at Terminal A for the first time. The cerem...

Etihad enhances Scandinavian connectivity in strategic codeshare deal with SAS

Etihad Airways and Scandinavian Airlines signed a strategic codeshare agreement, so customers of both airlines will enjoy enhanced connectivity to destinations across each other’s networks. Guests can book on a single ticket and only have to check in once at the start of their flight, with their baggage checked through to their end destination. This agreement strengthens Etihad&rsq...

Air France-KLM and Etihad Airways expand partnership to enhance commercial and operational collaboration

Air France-KLM Group and Etihad Airways signed a MoU aiming at enhancing their collaboration opportunities across passenger operations, loyalty programmes, talent development, and maintenance.Through this partnership, and subject to any necessary regulatory approvals, Air France-KLM and Etihad contemplate expanding their codeshare and interline agreements initiated in 2012. As a first st...

Etihad Cargo boosts belly hold cargo capacity with expanded winter schedule

Etihad Cargo will offer customers and partners more belly hold cargo capacity across the carrier's global network, announcing new routes and increased frequencies from September 2023. The airline's winter schedule will introduce 29 weekly passenger flights to new destinations and will have an increase of 90 passenger flights to existing routes, resulting in a total of 119 passenger flights...