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Etihad Airways adopts Boeing Digital Solution to further optimize 787 fleet efficiency

Boeing has been selected to provide Etihad Airways with the Jeppesen FliteDeck Advisor digital solution for the carrier’s 787 Dreamliner fleet to optimize operational efficiency and reduce fuel consumption. Etihad has already found benefits from the use of FliteDeck Advisor. During a trial on several of its 787 Dreamliners, the airline found that the digital solution delivered cruise fuel...

Etihad Airways transformation continues to deliver results with 41% improvement on Pre-COVID performance

Etihad Airways announced its business results for 2021, recording a strong recovery in passenger operations along with a significant improvement in financial performance, posting a much-reduced loss of US$ 476 million for 2021 (2020: US$ 1.70 billion).The airline carried 3.5 million passengers in 2021, with an average seat load factor of 39.6%. Passenger loads doubled in the second half of the yea...

Forever Home - Etihad Cargo not-for-profit live animal at risk transportation initiative

Etihad Cargo has launched Forever Home, to support not-for-profit live animal at risk transportation. The new policy enables the UAE’s national carrier to consider requests from bona fide rescue and animal welfare organisations for not-for-profit transportation of animals at risk.  “Forever Home reflects Etihad Cargo’s desire to assist in the relocation of live anima...

Etihad welcomed a group of first graduates aircraft mechanics to its workforce

Etihad welcomed its first graduates from the Aircraft Mechanics Development Programme, after successfully receiving the Category A in Aircraft Maintenance license, approved by the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA).Eight UAE national aircraft mechanics, half of whom were female, were recognised at a graduation ceremony held at Etihad Engineering’s hangar. They have completed a two-y...

Shared vision on sustainable aviation -Rolls-Royce and Etihad Airways

Rolls-Royce and Etihad Airways agreed to formalise their common interest in decarbonising air travel by signing a comprehensive agreement facilitating the development of sustainable aviation as part of Etihad’s broader strategic sustainability programme. Extending from Rolls-Royce’s Pathway to Net Zero strategy and related announcements at the recent COP26 event, Rolls-Royce be...

Etihad Airways sustainable slight reduces carbon emissions by 72%

On Saturday 23 October, Etihad Airways operated its most sustainable flight ever, leveraging the learnings and efficiencies developed over the last two years of its comprehensive sustainability programme to reduce carbon emissions (CO2) by 72% in absolute terms compared to the equivalent flight operated in 2019.  The London Heathrow to Abu Dhabi flight is part of the Etihad Greenliner Prog...

Etihad transports Manchester player statues from across the world

Manchester City has teamed up with long-standing partner, Etihad Airways in the international transportation of two player statues from across the world to Manchester.  The large scale statues of club legends Vincent Kompany and David Silva have travelled 5,778 miles from the United States to Manchester ahead of their installation at the Etihad Stadium later this week.  Glasgow bor...

Etihad Cargo tonnage up 20% on pre-COVID volumes

Etihad Cargo has reclaimed 90 per cent of its pre-COVID destinations and recorded a 20% increase in tonnage compared to the same period in 2019.  The award-winning UAE carrier, which is looking to facilitate a global trade recovery and restore distribution confidence in international markets, currently services 72 network destinations across the Middle East, Asia, Europe, Africa, and...