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Etihad Airways scales up its cargo operations with Airbus new generation A350F freighter

Etihad Airways has firmed up its order with Airbus for seven new generation A350F freighters, following its earlier commitment announced at the Singapore Airshow. The freighters will upgrade Etihad’s freight capacity by deploying the most efficient cargo aircraft available in the market. This order of the A350F sees the national carrier of the UAE expanding its relationship with Airbus, a...

Etihad Cargo posts record mid-year revenue

Etihad Cargo announced record-breaking results for the first half of 2022, achieving year-on-year revenue growth of 6 per cent compared to H1 2021 and contributing 35 per cent of Etihad Aviation Group's operating revenue. In addition to recording an increase in overall revenue, Etihad Cargo maintained a strong Delivered as Promised rate of 86 per cent, a 2 per cent increase compared...

Etihad Airways ‘Sustainable 50’ A350 made inaugural flight to New York

Etihad Airways celebrated the arrival of its new Airbus A350-1000 in the United States following the inaugural commercial flight from Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) on 30 June. The aircraft, which accommodates 371 passengers, is one of five new Airbus A350s to join Etihad’s fleet this year. From now, all Etihad fligh...

Etihad Cargo Signs MOU for Sustainable Pharmaceutical Transportation Solutions

Etihad Cargo has entered into a memorandum of understanding with B Medical Systems. The MOU, which was announced during the BIO International Convention, being held in San Diego, USA, from June 13-16, 2022, will see Etihad Cargo partner with B Medical Systems to develop and launch an airline-specific passive temperature-controlled solution for the transportation of life-saving drugs, vaccines...

Etihad Airways wins at the Business Traveller Awards 2022

Etihad Airways has been recognised as the airline with the ‘Best Cabin Crew’ as well as being awarded the ‘Best First Class’ at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2022. The airline’s Cabin Crew are renowned for their authentic and personal service inspired by traditional, generous Emirati hospitality. Etihad has won many awards for its outstanding Cab...

Etihad Airways performs 42 EcoFlights including 22 contrail flights over five days

Etihad Airways has successfully performed the world’s most intensive sustainable flight testing programme, operating 42 flights over a five-day period to test operational efficiencies, technology and procedures that will reduce carbon emissions. The programme, coinciding with Earth Day 2022, included 22 contrail prevention flights over the course of three days. Tony Douglas, Gro...

Recaro Aircraft Seating CL3710 seat took flight on Etihad Airways brand new A350 aircraft

The Recaro Aircraft Seating CL3710 entered into service on March 31, 2022, when Etihad Airways new A350-1000 aircraft took its maiden flight. Ideal for long-haul routes, the Recaro CL3710 economy class seat won a 2019 Crystal Cabin Award for its extensive comfort enhancements. The bestselling seat sets itself apart from competitors in regard to comfort and design.  “Choosing Rec...

Etihad Airways unveiled Sustainability50 Airbus A350 on inaugural flight to Paris

Etihad Airways unveiled its new Airbus A350-1000, registration A6-XWB, on a special inaugural commercial flight from Abu Dhabi to Paris. The aircraft is the first A350 to be operated by a UAE airline, and the first of five A350s set to join Etihad’s fleet over the coming months.The first flight departed Abu Dhabi for Paris Charles de Gaulle at 7.30am with a delegation including diplomatic di...