Tag: Etihad Airways

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 […]

Etihad Airways’ Loan Of Pilots To Emirates A ‘Win-Win’ For Both Airlines

Reading Time: 2 minutes Both Emirates and Etihad have said that the loan of pilots is a ‘common practice’ that helps airlines manage their pilot resources. Etihad’s loan of pilots to rival Emirates is a “smart win-win” move for both airlines that will help Etihad cut costs and Emirates quick gain qualified staff, according to Saj Ahmad, the chief […]

Etihad Airways Signs Codeshare Agreement with Swiss

Reading Time: 1 minute Etihad Airways has signed a new codeshare partnership with Swiss International Air Lines (Swiss). Under the agreement, Etihad Airways will have its EY flight code on Swiss services between Geneva and Zurich, while Swiss will market its LX code on the Abu Dhabi carrier’s said services between Zurich and Abu Dhabi. Etihad said the codeshare […]

Etihad Denies Plans to Sell Jet Airways Shares

Reading Time: 1 minute Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways has rejected claims that it will sell its 24 percent stake in Jet Airways by Q3 2019, calling the Indian airline a “valuable partner.” The Etihad statement comes in response to a recent report from aviation consultancy CAPA, which on Thursday also tweeted that “CAPA research indicates Etihad may divest its […]

Gulf Carriers Aviation Outlook 2018: Year for Strategic Recalibration

Reading Time: 1 minute Middle East aviation is eager to look past 2017, disturbed by travel and laptop bans, and then the airspace blockade against Qatar Airways and its home country, all along with the continuing campaign by some US airlines against Gulf carriers. Despite the unpleasantries, 2017 set in motion strategic developments likely to unfurl during 2018. Emirates […]

Air Berlin Set To Axe Alitalia Wet-Lease

Reading Time: 2 minutes As part of the ongoing rationalization of its operations, Air Berlin will shortly discontinue a wet-lease agreement with fellow Etihad Airways equity partner Alitalia. At present, the bankrupt Italian carrier operates two A320-200s – EI-DSX (msn 3643) and EI-DSZ (msn 3695) – for the bankrupt German carrier on flights from Berlin Tegel to each of […]

Etihad Pilot Dies During Cargo Flight To Amsterdam

Reading Time: 1 minute An Etihad Airways pilot died while operating a cargo flight from Abu Dhabi to Amsterdam, forcing the carrier to make an emergency landing in Kuwait. In a statement on Wednesday, Etihad Airways said the aircraft was diverted safely to Kuwait where a medical team was present to assist him. “Etihad Airways is saddened to report […]

Etihad Has No Plans To Sell Its Stake In Jet Airways

Reading Time: 1 minute Jet Airways chairman, Naresh Goyal, has denied he is looking to other carriers to shore up investment in the carrier amid rumors that Etihad might be looking to drop its stake in the airline. “Our partner Etihad has no intention to exit their investment in Jet Airways. We have no plans to sell stake to […]