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Etihad Cargo ramps up cargo capacity for China

Etihad Cargo has further enhanced the carrier's freighter network with the addition of a weekly freighter service to Guangzhou. Offering a new freighter route to Guangzhou comes in response to increased demand for cargo capacity for China and bolsters Etihad Cargo's existing freighter network, bringing the total number of freighter services for mainland China to ten per week. Leona...

Etihad Airways ramps up winter schedule with new destinations, more flights and better connections

Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, has unveiled an ambitious network overhaul, positioning the airline for sustainable expansion while improving its and Abu Dhabi’s links to global markets. The new network is designed to support visitor growth and provide travellers with more options by: Introducing new destinations: Ramping up capacity to sought-after...

The superjumbo returns: Etihad Airways A380 inaugural flight from Abu Dhabi to London Heathrow

Etihad Airways celebrated the return to service of its Airbus A380 on a special inaugural commercial flight from Abu Dhabi to London Heathrow. The first of Etihad four Airbus A380s returns to the sky from now on the popular Abu Dhabi-London Heathrow route.Prior to take-off, executives from Etihad, Abu Dhabi Airport and the Department of Culture and Tourism gathered to welc...

Etihad Engineering delivers Etihad Airways A380 for re-entry to service

Etihad Engineering completed a six-year heavy maintenance check on the first in a series of Airbus A380 aircraft for its return to service after a period of secure ground storage. Preparing the A380 for its return to service at its state-of-the-art aviation MRO facility in Abu Dhabi, Etihad Engineering carried out removal, inspection and installation of the full aircraft cabin which feat...

Abu Dhabi welcomes Tom Cruise on first flight into Abu Dhabi International Airport new Midfield Terminal

Tom Cruise returned in style to Abu Dhabi International Airport Midfield Terminal, where key parts of the movie were shot, ahead of the film’s Middle East premiere at the Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental. The star of the highly anticipated seventh instalment of the Mission: Impossible franchise arrived on the first flight into the new Midfield Terminal at Abu Dhabi Inter...

Etihad Airways named Environmental Airline of the Year 2023

Etihad Airways has been named Environmental Airline of the Year 2023 for the second year running in the prestigious Airline Ratings awards. The awards, which acknowledge the best of the aviation industry, and ranks airlines on their innovation, route networks and safety score against a strict assessment criteria, recognised Etihad for its commitment to sustainable aviation through innova...

Etihad publishes 2022 Sustainability Report

Etihad Airways has published its annual sustainability report, detailing the company's commitment to sustainability and its progress towards its sustainability goals. In 2022, the airline achieved an impressive 26% reduction in CO2 emissions per Revenue Tonne Kilometer (RTK) to 482g compared to 2019 baseline. Etihad's sustainability strategy is based on principles of achievi...

Etihad takes comfort to the next level with new 787 Dreamliner seats unveiled at Arabian Travel Market

Etihad Airways is showcasing a suite of new products and enhancements at the Arabian Travel Market in Dubai this week. The airline revealed the new interior for its Boeing 787 Dreamliners that will join the fleet in the third quarter of this year adding to the 39 Dreamliners Etihad already operates. Antonoaldo Neves, Chief Executive Officer, Etihad Airways, commented: “Etihad&rs...