Etihad Airways News

Etihad Airways adds third flight to Bengaluru, India

Etihad Airways adds third flight to Bengaluru, India

4th Feb 2017 Airline News

Etihad Airways is launching a third daily flight on the Abu Dhabi – Bengaluru route, effective from March 26th this year. The triple daily schedule will provide greater choice to local passengers travelling between the two cities, and improved connectivity to destinations across the GCC, North America and Europe via the airline’s Abu Dhabi hub.

Etihad signs expanded partnership with Lufthansa

Etihad signs expanded partnership with Lufthansa

1st Feb 2017 Airline News

Etihad Aviation Group and Lufthansa German Airlines, part of Europe’s largest aviation group, today unveiled details of a new commercial partnership. The two airline groups have concluded a US $100 million global catering agreement and a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul.

Abu Dhabi International welcomes 24m passengers in 2016

Abu Dhabi International welcomes 24m passengers in 2016

25th Jan 2017 Airline News

Abu Dhabi International registered more than 24 million passengers passing through its terminals during 2016, according to statistics released earlier. A total of 24,482,119 passengers used AUH as a point of departure, arrival or transit, representing a 5.1 per cent increase on the 23,286,632 passengers throughout 2015.

Hogan to step down as Etihad chief later this year

Hogan to step down as Etihad chief later this year

24th Jan 2017 Airline News

Etihad Aviation Group has announced that James Hogan will step down as president and chief executive of the company in the second half of 2017. The Etihad board and Hogan first initiated the transition process last year with the formation in May of the Etihad Aviation Group, a diversified global aviation and travel organisation.

Etihad Airways goes double daily to Düsseldorf

Etihad Airways goes double daily to Düsseldorf

21st Jan 2017 Airline News

Etihad Airways has confirmed its Abu Dhabi–Düsseldorf route will be operated 14 times a week with the addition of a new daily service, effective March 26th. The double daily schedule will provide greater choice to local passengers travelling between Abu Dhabi and Düsseldorf, and further increase connectivity to and from Germany over the airline’s Abu Dhabi hub.

Etihad Airways signs codeshare deal with Montenegro Airlines

Etihad Airways signs codeshare deal with Montenegro Airlines

30th Dec 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Etihad Airways and Montenegro Airlines, the flag carrier of the Republic of Montenegro, have signed a codeshare agreement that provides travellers with enhanced connectivity when flying between south-east Europe and the Middle East. The agreement will see Etihad Airways placing its “EY” code on Montenegro Airlines’ flights between Belgrade and two destinations in Montenegro – its capital Podgorica and the attractive town of Tivat on the Adriatic coast.

Etihad signs codeshare deal with Precision Air to expand Tanzania presence

Etihad signs codeshare deal with Precision Air to expand Tanzania presence

21st Dec 2016 Airline News

In a move that extends its reach across East Africa, Etihad Airways has announced that it has entered into a codeshare agreement with Precision Air, Tanzania’s leading domestic airline. Under the new codeshare agreement, Etihad Airways will place its EY code on Precision Air flights between Dar es Salaam and Kilimanjaro, Mwanza, Mtwara, Nairobi, Zanzibar, Pemba, and between Nairobi and Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar.

Etihad Airways signs comprehensive partnership with Lufthansa

Etihad Airways signs comprehensive partnership with Lufthansa

16th Dec 2016 Airline News

Etihad Airways and Lufthansa German Airlines have announced the conclusion of a codeshare agreement. The arrangement is set to start in January 2017, subject to government approval. The wet-lease agreement between Lufthansa Group and airberlin – in which Etihad Aviation Group indirectly holds a 29 per cent stake – was also announced today.