Etihad Launches Second Moroccan City Flight Service

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Etihad Airways has launched flights from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to its second Moroccan destination, with operations to Rabat (RBA) beginning on 15 January. The twice-weekly service (Wednesdays and Fridays), flown by the carrier’s three-class, 240-seat A340-500s, is the only direct …

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Etihad Airways Scoops Seventh Consecutive World’s Leading Airline Award

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Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has crowned a momentous 2015 by collecting the coveted ‘World’s Leading Airline’ award for the seventh consecutive year at the annual World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2015. Last …

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Etihad Launches Dar es Salam Flight Service

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Etihad Airways started its ninth direct service into Africa on 1 December with the commencement of daily flights to Dar es Salaam (DAR) from its Abu Dhabi (AUH) hub. The 3,858-kilometre route will be flown by the MEB3 carrier’s 140-seat A320 …

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ETIHAD Outlines Planned W15 Operation with Air Seychelles Aircraft

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ETIHAD in winter 2015/16 season has outlined planned Air Seychelles A330-200 aircraft operating routes, mainly serving Frankfurt, Hong Kong and Lagos with A330, as well as Muscat on A320. Planned Air Seychelles A320/330 operation for ETIHAD as follow. Abu Dhabi …

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Etihad Airways Introduces New Baggage Policy

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Etihad Airways is introducing a new baggage policy, with weight allowances changing according to the route, the choice of fare and Etihad Guest membership status. On some routes, for Economy Breaking Deals and Saver tickets, the baggage allowance per passenger …

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Etihad Seeks $500million Fleet Expansion

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Etihad Airways, the Abu Dhabi state-owned carrier, is seeking to raise as much as $500 million for fleet expansion, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. The fundraising may include financing from export credit agencies, operating leases and …

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Passenger seated beside overweight man sues Etihad over back injury

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Etihad Airways said Friday it will continue to fight a lawsuit from a passenger who says he was left with back pain after being seated next to an overweight man on a 14-hour flight from the United Arab Emirates to …

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Etihad once again recognised as the world’s leading airline

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Etihad Airways achieved its strongest financial results to date in 2014, posting a net profit of US$ 73 million on total revenues of US$ 7.6 billion. The figures are up 52.1 per cent and 26.7 per cent respectively over the …

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Etihad Airways Names General Manager for South Africa

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Etihad Airways has appointed John Friel as its new general manager in South Africa. Based at the airline’s offices in Johannesburg, Friel is responsible for leading Etihad Airways’ commercial operations in South Africa as it continues to grow its presence …

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