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ETIHAD REDUCES LOSSES IN 2017

  22%, US$ 432 million, improvement in core operating performance, driven by improved revenues and reduced costs 7.3% reduction in unit costs, despite US$ 337 million adverse effect from fuel prices 18.6 million passengers and 552,000 tonnes of cargo carried Business transformation programme well underway Etihad Airways improved its core operating performance by 22% in 2017,...

Etihad Airways Paris flights to go all-Airbus A380

Effective 1 October, 2018, Etihad Airways will operate the Airbus A380 on its second daily service linking Abu Dhabi and Paris Charles de Gaulle. This will transform the airline’s operation between the UAE and French capitals into a year-round all-A380 service, joining London Heathrow as the second European destination enjoying daily multiple visits by Etihad’s award-winning double-dec...

Etihad Airways to Optimize Operations with Crew Management Solutions

Boeing has announced an agreement with Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, to provide multiple crew management solutions to support the planning and operation of the airline's 7,500 crewmembers. Through the agreement, Etihad Airways will integrate Crew Pairing, Rostering and Fatigue Risk Management solutions to optimize planning, crew satisfaction and...

Etihad Airways introduces 787-9 Dreamliner to its Casablanca service

Etihad Airways has introduced the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its daily service from Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to Casablanca, the Kingdom of Morocco’s largest city and commercial hub.  On arrival in Casablanca, the aircraft was greeted with a traditional water cannon salute. Etihad Airways also chose to celebrate the occasion, and its commitment to the M...

Etihad A380 leads the Grand Prix parade

The fastest spectacle as Abu Dhabi's Formula 1 Grand Prix got underway was clearly the Etihad A380, chased along by the UAE's flying display team The fly-past has become synonymous with the race with the flagship A380 aircraft flying over the iconic circuit  accompanied by the Aermacchi MB-339NAT fast jets of the UAE’s air display team, Al Fursan. Captain Ali Al Jabri, an Et...

Etihad Airways launches loungewear competition with Emirati fashion designers

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Airways launched a competition earlier this week to engage four young Emirati fashion designers to create new onboard loungewear.  With local designers on the rise, Etihad Airways has chosen to cultivate home grown talent and engage the artists in a way that no other airline has done before. The competition, run in conjunction with UAE fashion...

Etihad-TUI joint venture plans cancelled

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways has called off plans to create a leisure airline with Germany’s Tui Group, Europe’s largest tour operator Etihad and Air Berlin, of which Etihad owns a 29 per cent stake, last October announced the formation of a new leisure airline to connect key tourist destinations from Germany, Austria and Switzerland by merging Air Berlin’s Austrian l...

Etihad Airways Celebrates The Delivery Of Its 10th A380

Etihad Airways has taken delivery of its 10th and final Airbus A380. Employees from Etihad Airways and Airbus gathered at the European plane-maker’s Hamburg Finkenwerder plant in Germany, where the aircraft was officially handed over to the UAE national airline before commencing its delivery flight to Abu Dhabi. The airline’s award-winning double-decker A380s are the most customi...