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First airline to raise funds tied to United Nations Sustainable Development goals

The first airline to secure funding for a project based on its compatibility with the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations is Etihad Airways! Through a partnership with First Abu Dhabi Bank and Abu Dhabi Global Market, the airline will borrow 100 million Euros (AED 404.2 million) to support expansion of the Etihad Eco-Residence, a sustainable apartment complex for the airl...

First foreign airline to operate to Jeddah New Terminal - Etihad Airways

A traditional water cannon salute for Etihad Airways - a special reception at Jeddah’s new Terminal 1. The inaugural flight was operated on Etihad’s Dreamliner with the distinctive Kingdom of Saudi Arabia livery.The reception was followed by a ribbon cutting ceremony and was attended by H.E. Nasir Al Ketbi General Consular of UAE, Essam Fouad, Director General of King Abdulaz...

Etihad and Boeing global partnership centered on 787 Dreamliner and Sustainable Aviation

Etihad Airways joined forces with Boeing in an industry-leading strategic partnership centred on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, and focused on innovation, cost efficiency and minimising the impact of aviation on the environment. First Etihad Airways its first 787 back in December 2014, now it is operating 36 Dreamliners – the largest number in the Middle East - which comprise more than...

Region First Approval to 3D Printed Aircraft Parts - Etihad Engineering

Etihad Engineering has collaborated with EOS and BigRep to open the region’s first additive manufacturing facility with Design and Production Approval from EASA. The laboratory, located at the Etihad Engineering facility adjacent to Abu Dhabi International Airport, features two approved industrial 3D printers. The laboratory’s primary machine is the powder-bed fusion techn...

Cargo Control Centre launched by Etihad Cargo

Another step forward into its data-driven digitalization journey is taken by Etihad Cargo with the launch of its state-of-the-art Cargo Control Centre (CCC) at its head office in Abu Dhabi! Launching a year after Etihad Cargo embarked on a far-reaching digital transformation strategy, the CCC today becomes the “nerve centre” for real-time monitoring, tracking and active...

Second phase of Etihad Cargo digitalization strategy

Etihad Cargo has marked the first year of its ambitious digitalization program, which went live with iCargo in October 2018, by reiterating its commitment to enhancing customer experiences with a pipeline of further programs and initiatives. Etihad Cargo implemented a full overhaul of its booking processes and platforms 12 months ago with the successful migration of Its front-end syst...

15 years of Etihad Airways services in India

Get ready to celebrate 15 years of Etihad Airways service to its largest and busiest market, India. The airline’s milestone coincides with the third visit to the UAE of India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, highlighting the importance of the partnership between the two countries.  Etihad launched daily flights between the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi, and the Indian city of Mum...

Etihad Airways to fly 787 Dreamliners to Jakarta and Maldives

Etihad Airways will introduce the Boeing 787 Dreamliner on its flights from Abu Dhabi to Jakarta, Indonesia, and will upgrade its daily morning service to Male, Maldives, to the wide-body aircraft on a seasonal basis. The airline’s two daily scheduled services from Abu Dhabi to the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, will...