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Etihad to fly fourth daily frequency to Bangkok

Etihad to fly fourth daily frequency to Bangkok

3 days ago in Airline News

Etihad Airways will add a fourth daily service between Abu Dhabi and Bangkok from 1 July 2015 which will be operated by a B777-300ER aircraft. → Read More

Etihad Airways welcome UAE foreign minister to Expo 2015

Etihad Airways welcome UAE foreign minister to Expo 2015

Etihad Airways and Alitalia have welcomed Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, foreign minister of the United Arab Emirates, to their joint pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 this week. The airlines are Official Global Airline Carriers of Expo Milano 2015, which takes place under the theme of ‘Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life. A total of 20 million visitors are expected to attend from across the world, with Alitalia and Etihad Airways’ pavilion serving as a highlight of the Expo experience. → Read More

Etihad launches new service to Entebbe, Uganda

Etihad launches new service to Entebbe, Uganda

17th May 2015 in Airline NewsTourism News

Etihad Airways has strengthened its presence in east Africa with the launch of new services between Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates and Entebbe, in central Uganda. Operated by a two-class Airbus A320 aircraft with 16 Business Class and 120 Economy Class seats, the new service is designed to provide business and leisure travellers with a direct four-times-per-week service between Entebbe and Abu Dhabi. → Read More

Calum Laming, VP guest experience & Linda Celestino, VP guest services, Etihad Airways

Calum Laming, VP guest experience & Linda Celestino, VP guest services, Etihad Airways

15th May 2015 in Videos

Calum Laming, vice president guest experience & Linda Celestino, vice president guest services, Etihad Airways Calum Laming, vice president guest experience & Linda Celestino, vice president guest services, Etihad Airways → Read More

Etihad continues battle to highlight US aviation subsidies

Etihad continues battle to highlight US aviation subsidies

15th May 2015 in Airline News

Research commissioned by Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has quantified a range of government and court-sanctioned benefits and concessions received by the three biggest US carriers, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and American Airlines Group, and other airlines with which they have merged. According to Etihad research, these US airlines have received benefits valued at US$71.48 billion, more than US$70 billion of which has been since 2000, enabling the nation’s three largest carriers to transition from the verge of bankruptcy to today’s industry leaders, each achieving multi-billion dollar profits. → Read More

Travelport signs with Etihad for new global distribution deal

Travelport signs with Etihad for new global distribution deal

12th May 2015 in Airline NewsTravel Technology News

Travelport and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, have today jointly announced the extension of their multi-year, full content agreement. The agreement means that Travelport-connected agents worldwide will have continued access to effectively search, compare and book Etihad Airways fares and offering via Travelport’s industry-leading Travel Commerce Platform. → Read More

New UK leadership for Etihad Airways as Wratten departs

New UK leadership for Etihad Airways as Wratten departs

11th May 2015 in Airline News

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has appointed James Harrison as general manager for the United Kingdom. Harrison, who has more than 25 years of travel industry experience, takes up the role after two years as Etihad Airways’ general manager for Canada. → Read More

Etihad Airways appoints new leadership in Greece

Etihad Airways appoints new leadership in Greece

10th May 2015 in Airline News

Etihad Airways has appointed Philip Philippou as its new general manager for Greece. Philippou has more than 30 years of travel industry experience in senior sales and marketing roles with major European and Middle Eastern airlines. He joins Etihad Airways from Oleander Travel in the Netherlands. → Read More

Etihad brings Expo 2015 campaign to Arabian Travel Market

Etihad brings Expo 2015 campaign to Arabian Travel Market

7th May 2015 in Airline NewsTravel Events News

Etihad Airways has been promoting its highly-acclaimed brand campaign starring Australian actress Nicole Kidman, the airline’s partnership with Alitalia for the Expo Milano 2015, at Arabian Travel Market. The ground floor of the stand will have a section dedicated to Etihad Airways Partners, showcasing how the group of like-minded airlines is offering air travellers more choice through improved networks and schedules and enhanced frequent flyer benefits. → Read More

Etihad brings second Airbus A380 to London-Abu Dhabi route

Etihad brings second Airbus A380 to London-Abu Dhabi route

2nd May 2015 in Airline News

Etihad Airways has taken delivery of its second Airbus A380 in its striking new ‘Facets of Abu Dhabi’ livery, and has introduced the aircraft on the popular Abu Dhabi to London Heathrow route. Etihad Airways’ newest aircraft, registered A6-APB, will operate the EY19/EY20 rotation. Two of the airline’s three daily flights to London will now be operated by the A380. → Read More

Etihad takes on new leadership for GCC role

Etihad takes on new leadership for GCC role

12th Apr 2015 in Airline News

Etihad Airways has appointed Othman Aleghfeli, a UAE national, as area manager Gulf Cooperation Council. He moves up from his current position as assistant general manager for the airline’s Abu Dhabi Hub. In the new role, Othman will be responsible for overseeing the airline’s operations and driving growth in the GCC. → Read More

Etihad Airways returns to Indian Premier League with Mumbai Indians deal

Etihad Airways returns to Indian Premier League with Mumbai Indians deal

Etihad Airways and Jet Airways will be the official airline partners and principal sponsors for the Pepsi Indian Premier League team, the Mumbai Indians, for the 2015 Twenty20 tournament. The announcement was made ahead of the Mumbai Indian’s first match against the Kolkata Knight Riders in West Bengal tomorrow. It will be the second consecutive year that Etihad Airways and Jet Airways have partnered with the Mumbai Indians, which has become one of the largest sports brands in India and followed by millions of cricket fans around the world. → Read More

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