Tag: Etihad Airways

Abu Dhabi’s First Low-Cost Carrier to Start Operations in a Week

Reading Time: < 1 minute On 14 July, 2020, the first Abu Dhabi’s low-cost airline – Air Arabia Abu Dhabi – is expected to take off for the inaugural flight to Alexandria. The new carrier will start operations with two Airbus A320 aircraft based in Abu Dhabi International Airport. Air Arabia Abu Dhabi is the joint venture between Etihad and […]

Abu Dhabi’s New Low-Coster Secures Air Operating Certificate

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, the new low-cost carrier of the capital city and now the 5th airline in the UAE, has received Air Operating Certificate (AOC) giving the green light for the airline’s operations. Air Arabia Abu Dhabi is a join venture established by Etihad Airways and Air Arabia. The new independent budget airline will […]

Etihad Sets Plans for Its Recovery Path after the Coronavirus

Reading Time: < 1 minute While the coronavirus restrictions worldwide are still in place, Etihad is making plans for its future operations after the measures against the pandemic are eased and later on completely lifted. The airline said that when the United Arab Emirates (UAE) gives the green light for passenger travel, Etihad expects to operate a reduced network of […]

Etihad Airways Stops All Passenger Flights for at Least 14 Days

Reading Time: < 1 minute Starting 25 March, 2020, Etihad Airways has temporarily ceased all passenger flights inbound, outbound, and transit passenger flights in the UAE in response to governmental and global attempts to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus. According to the initial plan, the suspension should last for 14 days. Nevertheless, the date is a subject to […]

Etihad to Sell 38 Widebody Aircraft in a Deal Worth $1 Billion

Reading Time: < 1 minute Etihad Aviation Group has signed a definitive agreement with KKR, a global investment firm, and Altavair AirFinance (“Altavair”),  a commercial aviation finance company, on the acquisition of a total of 38 Etihad-owned widebody planes. The portfolio of aircraft sold by the national airline of the United Arab Emirates includes 16 Boeing 777-300ERs, 16 A330-200s and […]

Which Airlines Are Still Flying Iconic Airbus A380?

Reading Time: 7 minutes The Airbus A380. The superjumbo. The giant. The icon of modern aviation. Whatever you call it, it is still world’s biggest commercial aircraft ever built. It is an eye-catching flying object for those not related to aviation. It is a breathtaking experience for ordinary flyers travelling with the A380. It is a spectacular view for […]

Etihad Restructures Its Aircraft Order Book

Reading Time: < 1 minute Etihad Airways, the second-largest airline of the United Arab Emirates, announced restructuring its aircraft order book. The agreements with Airbus and Boeing were reached, although the details were not disclosed. In the overview of the 2018 results, Airbus revealed about the commercial discussion with Etihad to reduce airline’s A350 order by 42 A350-900, leaving 20 A350-1000 for […]

Gulf Air Pilots Set to Train at Etihad Aviation Training

Reading Time: < 1 minute Etihad Aviation Training (EAT) has signed a contract with Gulf Air to offer full flight simulator training to Gulf Air’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner pilots. The contract strengthens the ties between Etihad Aviation Group and Gulf Air following the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the two companies at the Bahrain International Airshow in November. As […]

Etihad Airways Celebrates 15 Years of Successful Flying

Reading Time: < 1 minute Etihad Airways is celebrating fifteen years since its first flight and its subsequent rise as one of the world’s leading airlines.  Etihad Airways commenced flying on 5 November 2003, with a single Airbus A330-200 aircraft, which performed a symbolic flight to the emirate of Abu Dhabi’s historic city of Al Ain. Regular commercial flights were […]

Etihad Airways Airbus A330 Engine Shuts Down in Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Etihad Airways Airbus A330-200, performing flight from Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) to Jakarta (Indonesia), engine shut down in flight. Aircraft was in the initial climb out of Abu Dhabi’s runway 13R when the right hand engine (Trent 772) emitted a loud bang prompting the crew to stop the climb at 3500 feet and […]