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eTN ROAR: The truth about Euro skies

The European Commission found that the average fleet of British Airways is 12.9 years, Lufthansa [is] 11.2 and Etihad Airways is 4.9. It also focused on European Union airlines higher unit costs.

Etihad launches new cards that reward spending with air miles

Credit card provider MBNA has added airline giant Etihad to its partner portfolio as they today launched two new cards that rewards spending with air miles.

South African Airways and Etihad Airways forge strategic partnership

South African Airways (SAA) and Etihad Airways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) allowing the two airlines to introduce a comprehensive range of codeshare and interline air services as w

Etihad-Jet Airways deal likely to change business dynamics of Indian aviation

MUMBAI, India - The recent decision of UAE’s flag carrier, Etihad Airways, to buy 24% stake in Indian carrier Jet Airways Ltd, according to aviation experts, is likely to change the business dynamic

Abu Dhabi tourism planning week-long promotion in Saudi Arabia

Abu Dhabi’s tourism industry is planning a week-long promotion of the destination and its expanding offering in Saudi Arabia later this month with a high profile participation at Riyadh Travel Fair

Etihad may take 49 percent stake in indebted Serbian JAT Airways

BELGRADE, Serbia - Serbia's JAT Airways will meet a delegation from Etihad Airways this week, a Serbian government official said, raising speculation the Abu Dhabi-based carrier could take a 49 percen

Kenya Airways announces codeshare with Etihad

(eTN) - Following the progressive partnership between Abu Dhabi’s national airline, Etihad (EY), and European mega carrier KLM/Air France, it comes as no particular surprise, other than the timing,

Abu Dhabi to promote tourism in India with five-city road show

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - The Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) is to begin 2013 with a five-city road show taking in key cities in India as it looks to build inbound tou

Tourism Australia signs three-year marketing agreement with Etihad Airways

Tourism Australia has signed a three-year marketing agreement with Etihad Airways worth $6 million as the peak body moves to fill the gap created by the loss of funding from Qantas.

Etihad wins ‘Airline of the Year’ award

Etihad Airways the national airline of the United Arab Emirates won Airline of the Year at the sixth annual Aviation Business Awards held in Dubai.

Seychelles Minister and Etihad VP discuss cooperation between airline and islands’...

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, and Elsia Grandcourt, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, used the opportunity of a private visit by Vijay Poonoosamy,

Air France-KLM, Etihad and airberlin announce new partnerships

The Air France-KLM Group, Etihad Airways, and airberlin announce that they are going to implement a commercial partnership.

Etihad Airways set to expand in South America

ABU DHABI, UAE - Etihad Airways is keen to expand its footprint in South America, said President and Chief Executive Officer, James Hogan.

Etihad ups its stake in Virgin Australia

Etihad Airways has increased its stake in Virgin Australia to 10% as it looks to deepen its ties to the Australian market.

Etihad and Aer Lingus looking into cost savings

Aer Lingus and Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways have drawn up a list of 50 areas in which they might be able to co-operate and achieve cost savings to supplement the code sharing deal they announced on

Etihad wins muliple prizes at Skytrax airline awards

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emrates - Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways has scooped a hat-trick of best-in-class prizes at the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards at the Farnborough International Airshow.

Attracting tourism traffic ahead of summer season and Ramadan

The Seychelles Tourism Board, Middle East Office, in conjunction with Etihad Airways, conducted a series of corporate educational seminars to 90 key corporate clients in Dammam, Riyadh, and Jeddah Sau

Etihad Airways and Air Seychelles merge loyalty programs

Air Seychelles today announced that it would integrate its loyalty program, Seychelles Plus, into Etihad Guest, the award-winning loyalty program of Etihad Airways, effective June 16.

Etihad Airways Chief appointed WTTC Vice Chair for Middle East and...

The President and Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Airways, James Hogan, has been named World Tourism and Travel Council’s (WTTC) Vice Chairman for the Middle East and Africa.

Inaugural flight from Seychelles to Abu Dhabi takes off

Air Seychelles has this week launched its first inaugural flight to Abu Dhabi. This will include two frequencies flying out from Seychelles on Mondays and Saturdays.

Etihad Airways orders 10 more Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners

Etihad Airways on Monday said it was buying 10 more Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners in a deal which will make it the largest operator of the aircraft type in the world.

Abu Dhabi-Seychelles route launched this week by Etihad Airways

The Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel, has met with the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates, Mallallah Mubarak Al-Ameri, at State House this morning.

Seychelles International Airport welcomes Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways’ inaugural flight to the Republic of the Seychelles has touched down at the Seychelles International Airport on Mahé this week.

Seychelles hosts Etihad Airways to celebratory luncheon

Etihad Airways hosted a formal sit-down lunch at Le Meridien Fisherman's Cove Hotel for some 90 guests to mark the start of their Seychelles operations this week.

Etihad Airways’ press delegation treated to Creole delicacies in Seychelles

The nine-person press delegation traveling on Etihad Airways’ inaugural flight to the Seychelles was hosted to a Creole dinner by the Seychelles Tourism Board.

Etihad Airways lands in Seychelles

Etihad Airways landed in Seychelles on Wednesday, November 2, to start their four weekly flights per week to Seychelles.

American Airlines and Etihad Airways expand frequent flyer agreement

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines and Etihad Airways, the Abu Dhabi-based national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today announced they will offer passengers the opportunity to redeem frequen

Seychelles and Etihad Airways discuss start of flights

Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, met with Rashed Saif Al Shabi, Etihad Airways' Business Development Manager for Seychelles at a meeting at the Tourism Board’s Bel Ombre Offic

Etihad launches daily nonstop Abu Dhabi-Shanghai flights

Etihad Airways has announced plans to expand its network in China with daily non-stop, return services between Abu Dhabi and Shanghai – subject to government approval.

Etihad unveils new Gold Elite tier in frequent flyer program

Etihad Airways has unveiled a new Gold Elite tier of the Etihad Guest loyalty program to recognize and reward the airline’s most frequent travellers.