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Catching up with Air Seychelles trainees in Abu Dhabi

During a recent visit to Etihad headquarters in Abu Dhabi, the Board of Directors of Air Seychelles took the time to meet 14 Seychellois students, who are now attached to the Etihad aviation academy.

Air Seychelles’ partnership with Etihad opens Australia routes

(eTN) - Air Seychelles has confirmed that the codeshare deal signed with partner airline, Etihad, Abu Dhabi’s national airline, will open up the Australian market for the Indian Ocean archipelago.

Air Seychelles adds Dublin to codeshare destinations

(eTN) - Information just received from the Seychelles confirms the latest grapevine talk, that Air Seychelles has signed up to another codeshare agreement with Etihad, partner of the Seychellois natio

Global Summit presents vision for the future of aviation

Speaking in Abu Dhabi today at the World Travel and Tourism Council Global Summit, Etihad Airways’ President and Chief Executive Officer, James Hogan, told more than 800 senior travel executives tha

Etihad CEO: Legacy airline alliances outlived their usefulness

NEW DELHI, India - The apprehension of global airlines when Abu Dhabi-based Etihad confirmed stake purchase talks with Jet Airways that the Gulf carrier is planning its own informal alliance has prove

KLM to codeshare with Etihad for Seychelles flights

Etihad, Abu Dhabi’s national airline and 40 percent owner of Air Seychelles, has announced daily flights effective May 15th between Abu Dhabi and Amsterdam as part of an extensive new codeshare agre

Alitalia and Berlusconi: the end of an ideal?

ITALY (eTN) - The future destiny of Alitalia (AZ) is to be decided within a few days at the end of the lock-up for the 21 Italian shareholders of Cai, the leader of Alitalia, which from then on will b

Emirates, Qatar and Etihad are forces to be reckoned with

LONDON, England - Trust the carriers of the Persian Gulf to cause mischief again.

Etihad sets sights on South America

United Arab Emirates (UAE) national carrier Etihad Airways is keen to expand its footprint in South America, according to its President and Chief Executive Officer, James Hogan.

Etihad and Nasair ink codeshare

Etihad Airways and nasair have signed a codeshare agreement at World Routes in United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Etihad mulls adding one or two more strategic airline stakes

Etihad CEO James Hogan said on Wednesday the airline would consider adding one or two more strategic airline stakes.

Etihad and China Southern to increase flights to Queensland

China Southern and Etihad plan to increase flights to Queensland, adding to the pressure on Qantas from foreign airlines targeting Australia because of the strong economy.

Qantas screams bloody murder over Etihad buying into Virgin Australia

Qantas management is warning the carrier could ''go under'' if the state-owned Etihad is allowed to buy enough of a share of Virgin Australia to allow it to start undercutting Qantas on its profitable

Etihad and Air Seychelles announce codeshare flights to Milan

Air Seychelles today announced the sale of codeshare flights to Milan via Etihad Airways, effective immediately.

Etihad and Hainan Airlines codeshare to expand Seychelles’ reach into Chinese...

Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, has confirmed to the press in Berlin where he is attending ITB 2012, that Seychelles welcomes the news about the codeshare agreement between Eti

Bangkok is losing air capacities to Europe

BANGKOK, Thailand (eTN) - The 29.5 percent share of Etihad Airways, official national carrier of the UAE - in the capital of Air Berlin - will have consequences in the German carrier network in Asia.

Etihad buys into Air Seychelles

(eTN) - Relations between the Seychelles and Abu Dhabi have always been friendly, if not outright tight, and when Air Seychelles announced before Christmas that they would cease their entire European

Etihad, Emirates and Qatar step in to recruit staff from Air...

The Office of the Seychelles President has received confirmation that Etihad, Emirates, and Qatar Airways have all given their support to recruit staff from Air Seychelles once the national airline co

Etihad to use A320 for Nairobi flights

(eTN) - It was confirmed overnight that Etihad, the national airline of Abu Dhabi, will use an Airbus A320 aircraft when daily flights commence between Abu Dhabi and Nairobi in April 2012.

Abu Dhabi reaps Euro dividends from seven-city road show

A seven-city European road show led by Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) looks certain to bring dividends to the emirate as travel trade representatives throughout Russia, Germany, France, Italy, the

Etihad and American Airlines enter new frequent flyer agreement

FORT WORTH, Texas - Etihad Airways, the Abu Dhabi-based national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and American Airlines announced today that they will build on their existing codeshare relationshi

Flights to and from Seychelles increasing

The Seychelles Tourism Board has welcomed the decision by Etihad Airways to start operating flights to Seychelles from Abu Dhabi with effect from November 1.

Etihad Airways to expand operations in India

MUMBAI - Abu Dhabi-based carrier Etihad plans to expand its wings further across India with a view to benefit from the growing air passenger traffic in the world's second-fastest growing major economy

UAE carriers: Flight operations to and from Beirut are normal

Abu Dhabi, UAE - The UAE-based international airlines Emirates and Etihad Airways' flight operations to and from Beirut are normal, their spokespersons said on Saturday.

Interim authorization given to Etihad Airways and Virgin Blue alliance

Airfares for new services between Australia and Abu Dhabi will go on sale from 1 October as interim authorisation was today given to the proposed alliance between Virgin Blue and Etihad Airways.

Etihad becomes first Middle Eastern carrier to operate from Tokyo

Etihad has become the first Middle Eastern airline to operate from the Japanese capital Tokyo - with Emirates coming a close second.

Emirates, Etihad Airlines top service quality report

Emirates and Etihad Airlines have outperformed their rivals British Airways, Air France and Qatar Airways in a service quality benchmarking report.

Etihad Airways voted best airline

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has taken the top award at this year’s World Travel Awards (WTA), being voted World’s Leading Airline by more than 180,000 travel industry professi

Airline industry set for more consolidation, Etihad chief says

The world’s airline industry is heading for more consolidation because of the global recession and drop in air travel, according to the chief executive officer of Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emi