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Etihad Regional-Etihad Airways Codeshare Extended Until 2022

Etihad Regional, operated by Darwin Airline, today announced that its codeshare agreement extension with Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has been approved by Switzerland’s Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA) until 30 April 2022. Initially commenced on 29 March 2015, the codeshare agreement offers the guests of both airlines greater access between Swit...

Etihad to appeal German court ruling

Etihad Airways said it would appeal against a German court ruling to stop it selling tickets on some routes operated by airberlin. The court said yesterday that Etihad would not be able to operate codeshares on some flights from January 16 to the end of its winter schedule in March next year because they were not supported by the agreement between the UAE and Germany on traffic rights. A cod...

Etihad Airways Statement On German Court Ruling

Etihad Airways is deeply disappointed by the German court’s decision handed down today. We are reviewing the judgement and will file an appeal against the decision early next week. Etihad Airways owns 29.2 per cent of airberlin, Germany’s second largest airline. The social and economic damage to Germany by this decision is significant. The withdrawal of approval for codeshare...

Etihad to acquire stake in Air Malta?

Air Malta (KM, Malta) is close to finalizing a strategic partnership agreement with Etihad Airways (EY, Abu Dhabi Int'l) aviation sources in the Maltese capital, Valletta, have revealed. Speaking to The Times of Malta newspaper on condition of anonymity, the sources said airline chairwoman Maria Micallef and senior officials from the Office of the Prime Minister had conducted the negotiatio...

Etihad opens facility for employees

Etihad Airways has opened a new medical facility in Abu Dhabi for its employees. The complex includes an aviation clinic, employee visa medical centre, as well as an Emirates ID centre.  Ray Gammell, Etihad Airways’ chief people and performance officer, said: “As a global employer of choice, we pride ourselves on offering best-in-class services to our fast-growing workforce...

Etihad Airways expands codeshare partnership with S7 Airlines

Etihad Airways is expanding its codeshare partnership with S7 Airlines to cover eight additional destinations from the Russian carrier's Moscow hub. Effective January 16, 2016, Etihad Airways will place its EY code on S7 Airlines’ domestic services between Moscow and Chelyabinsk, Krasnoyarsk, Novosibirsk, Novy Urengoy, Omsk, Perm, Rostov-on-Don and Sochi.  Under this revised a...

Etihad adds weekly services to Philippines

Etihad Airways will add three new weekly services between Abu Dhabi and Manila from 1 May 2016, offering a total of 17 return flights per week.  Etihad Airways’ President and Chief Executive Officer, James Hogan, said the new services would enable Etihad Airways to offer guests more choice when travelling between the Philippines and the UAE. “The Abu Dhabi-Manila route is on...

Etihad Airways moves to make 787 Dreamliner its flagship long-haul aircraft

Etihad Airways will deploy the Dreamliner on five routes next year as the Boeing 787 gradually becomes the Abu Dhabi carrier’s flagship long-haul aircraft. Etihad expects to receive 66 Dreamliners over the coming years. The 787-9 Dreamliner is Boeing’s high-tech fuel-efficient aircraft. Etihad received its first one last December. Starting from May next year, Etihad will deplo...