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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...

Avinode Marketplace to list Etihad Airways' The Residence

Avinode has welcomed its first private aviation space on a commercial airline, Etihad Airways' The Residence to the Avinode Marketplace. The Residence, available on the A380 fleet, will be sold through Chapman Freeborn and listed on the Avinode Marketplace for an initial six-month period.   The listing will show scheduled flights where The Residence is available, as a potential e...

Etihad Partnership Aims at Bespoke Digital Travel Technology

Etihad Airways has announced a new strategic agreement with Information Technology consultants Cognizant to transform its digital platforms and improve the passenger experience throughout the journey with personalized product offerings and services. The three-year, multi-million dollar deal, will have Cognizant take over the management of Etihad Airways’ existing web applications and...

Etihad raises more than Dh1m for charitable causes

Etihad Airways has raised more than Dh1 million for charitable causes in Yemen and Kenya. The national airline raised approximately Dh1 million to support the Yemen: We Care campaign and has helped renovate two schools in Kenya as part of the company’s annual charity fund-raising, in cooperation with Emirates Red Crescent. “As the UAE’s national airline, we are pleased to r...

Etihad Airways Wins "World's Leading Airline" Award for Seventh Consecutive Year

Etihad Airways has crowned a momentous 2015 by collecting the coveted "World's Leading Airline" award for the seventh consecutive year at the annual World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2015. Last night's red-carpet event was held before an audience of the industry's leading luminaries and international media at the exclusive Mazagan Beach & Golf Resor...

Etihad Airways in new partnership with Victor

Etihad Airways has announced a new partnership with Victor to complement and promote its exclusive The Residence and First Apartment cabins, both available on the airline's Airbus A380 fleet. The partnership also allows customers the ultimate convenience of chartering a seamless private aircraft connection to or from their international A380 flights.  Etihad Airways is the first sch...

Etihad Airways not interested in upgraded Airbus A380 superjumbo

Etihad Airways is not interested in a stretched upgrade to the A380, which Dubai-based Emirates airline has asked Airbus to build, according to chief executive James Hogan. The Abu Dhabi-based airline has 10 A380s together in its fleet and on order. “We think the new technology (with) two engines is operationally and economically more advantageous to us in the long term,” Mr Hoga...