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Etihad launches new Wi-Fly with free chat packages and unlimited data

Etihad Airways launches new Wi-Fly ‘Chat’ and ‘Surf’ packages making it easier than ever to stay connected, chat with family and friends, and browse the web while flying on Etihad’s wide-body fleet. Everyone flying on Etihad will benefit from complimentary ‘Chat’ messaging throughout their entire flight by signing in with Etihad Guest membership...

Etihad Airways - Middle East first Boeing 787 Dreamliner Multi-Crew Pilot License programme

Etihad Airways achieved a significant milestone as the first of its cadet pilots successfully completed ‘Base Training’ on an actual Boeing 787 Dreamliner as part of its Multi-Crew Pilot License programme. ‘Base Training’ flights are used to train cadet pilots on take-off and landings under the supervision of a qualified instructor. After this step, the cadet...

Etihad Airways successfully completes its inaugural flight to Beijing Daxing International Airport

Etihad Airways began its first scheduled flight between Abu Dhabi and Beijing Daxing Airport on March 28, 2023. The inaugural flight EY888, operated using a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, marked the move of regular flights from Abu Dhabi to Beijing Daxing International Airport (PKX). Previously Etihad operated to Beijing Capital International Airport. Arik De, Chief Revenue Officer of Etihad Airwa...

Etihad Airways enhances interline and codeshare with six airlines making travel even easier

Etihad Airways has launched reciprocal interline partnerships with three new airline partners – Philippine Airlines , Austrian Airlines and Airlink South Africa, while re-launching interline links with Biman Bangladesh and codeshares with Air Seychelles and ITA Airways. The deal means customers of all airlines involved will enjoy enhanced connectivity to destinations across ea...

Etihad Airways announces new routes to Copenhagen and Düsseldorf

Etihad Airways will be introducing two exciting routes this year, connecting Abu Dhabi to Copenhagen in Denmark and Düsseldorf in Germany.Launching 1 October, the flights will provide business travellers and holidaymakers in the UAE and these key European cities with convenient travel options to and from Abu Dhabi, with four weekly flights to Copenhagen and three weekly flights to Dü...

Etihad Airways doubles flights to Bangkok to meet the demand

Etihad Airways is boosting its flights to Bangkok, Thailand by doubling its frequency. From 26 March 2023, the airline will fly twice a day on the Abu Dhabi – Bangkok route, providing a total of 14 weekly nonstop services to Bangkok Airport. The flights will offer Etihad’s award-winning service and comfort across both Business and Economy Class cabins. Arik De, Chief Reven...

Etihad Cargo expands capacity offering to United States

Etihad Cargo will further reinforce its commitment to the US market with the introduction of an additional three weekly flights to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) from 24 April 2023. The additional flights will bring Etihad Cargo’s total cargo capacity to over 600 tons out of the US per week. The flights will be operated with both Airbus A350 and Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner...

Etihad Airways set to reintroduce its A380 fleet after a surge in demand from customers

Etihad Airways announced it is reintroducing four of its A380s from the summer of 2023. The move follows a surge in demand for air travel across the airline’s network and customer feedback for the return of one of the most remarkable commercial flying experiences in the sky. His Excellency Mohammed Ali Al Shorafa, Chairman, Etihad Aviation Group, commented: “It is wonderfu...