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Etihad Airways News

Eithad Airways earns three Skytrax World Airline Awards

Etihad Airways recently won all three awards in the First Class categories at the Skytrax World Airline Awards. This is the second time the UAE national airline was recognized as Best First Class Airline, Best First Class Airline Seat and Best First Class Onboard Catering. The Skytrax World Airline Awards are given based on the choices of more than 18 million airline passengers. Read More »

Etihad Airways hosts charity iftar in Abu Dhabi

In keeping with the spirit of Ramadan, Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, hosted a charity iftar for 5,000 workers at the Workers Village in Mussafah, Abu Dhabi. The company's employees and leadership contributed generously, purchasing thousands of iftar vouchers for the meals. The event was hosted by the airline’s Sports and Social Committee. Read More »

Etihad Airways receives top honors at Treasury Today Adam Smith Awards 2016

Etihad Airways, based in Abu Dhabi, recently won top honors at the Treasury Today Adam Smith Awards 2016 for setting a world-class standard in treasury and financial best practices in all areas of its operations. The company garnered the Top Treasury Team award as well as awards for Best Financing Solution and Best Cash Management Solution at the awards event in London. Read More »

Sabre deal gives Eithad Air a new tech platform to boost passenger choices

A contract between technology firm Sabre Corp. and Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways is the latest example of major disruption in the airline industry - changes that are bound to affect global air travel in a good way. Etihad Airways' recently signed agreement will allow passengers to book different types of travel and select options for seating, baggage and handling of airline points. Read More »

First Embraer Phenom 100E delivered to Etihad Flight College

UAE's Etihad Airways accepted delivery of the first of four Embraer Phenom 100E airplanes that will be used in flight training, beginning in July, at Etihad Flight College. The aircraft will be used in the Multi-Crew Pilot License (MPL) course. MPL training is an effective method of flight training that teaches the flight crew of a multi-engine aircraft to work as a team. Read More »

Etihad Airways adds three Emiratis to international management ranks

Etihad Airways recently appointed three Emiratis to management positions in South Korea, Seychelles and Saudi Arabia, increasing the number of UAE nationals on its international management staff to eight. All three designees will serve as airport managers - Fatima Al Hashemi in Incheon, South Korea; Yousuf Mohammed for Medina, Saudi Arabia; and Mansour Hamad to Mahe, Seychelles. Read More »

Etihad fighting German court decision on airberlin codeshare flights

Despite the decision of a German court to revoke approval for 29 of United Arab Emirates-based Etihad Airways' codeshare flights with German airline airberlin, Etihad officials remain optimistic that all bookings made for those flights will be honored. "With airberlin, we are working to ensure that no traveler suffers as a result of this dispute," Etihad CEO James Hogan said. Read More »

Etihad opens third daily flight from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah

The United Arab Emirates’ Etihad will begin a third daily flight between the airline’s hub in Abu Dhabi and Jeddah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Dec. 10. The carrier's flights to Jeddah have been some of the airline’s most popular regional connections since the route first launched in 2006. The new flights link the UAE’s political capital with Saudi Arabia’s commercial capital.  Read More »

Etihad Airways' offerings, partnerships garner increased profits

With a network of almost 600 destinations, Etihad's growth includes the introduction of next-generation aircrafts in its service as well as in-flight product and services, such as the Residence, a three-room space exclusive to the airline’s Airbus A380 aircraft; first class apartments and suites; business class studios; in-flight chefs; food and beverage managers; and even nannies. Read More »