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Etihad Airways And Egyptair Sign Mou To Deepen Relationship

The Memorandum of Understanding paves the way for extended codeshares and frequent flyer cooperation between the two airlines Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and Egyptair have signalled their intent to strengthen their partnership by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), to enhance commercial and operational ties to provide travellers with wider choices, higher quality services and increased value.* Antonoaldo Neves, Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Airways, said: "This agreement will help further deepen our codeshare with EGYPTAIR opening up seamless travel for guests of both airlines across our networks. It also lays the tracks for co-operation across both our frequent flyer programs and will enable us to explore collaboration on ......read more

Grab online Exclusive EID Ticket for just AED 80 at Emirates Park Zoo & Resort!

The ticket is inclusive of : Full day zoo access Animal Presentation of your choice Free Meal of your choice Free Heat Gear Free Ice Cream of your choice! And tons of fun at wildlife AC walkway Abu Dhabi – June 7, 2024: This Eid Al Adha, Emirates Park Zoo & Resort, a premier destination for wildlife enthusiasts in the UAE, is excited to announce a special offer for all guests. From June 15th to 19th, visitors can revel in the festivities with a special all-inclusive experience priced at just 80 AED.    Indulge in the zoo's remarkable indoor air-conditioned wildlife walkway, ensuring a comfortable visit even in the peak of summer. Your day will be complemented with a complimentary delicious meal, free heat gear to keep you cool, and a refreshing ice cream treat. Moreover, guests can ......read more

Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi and Zayed National Museum open applications for AED1m research fund until 20 July 2024

Researchers are invited to submit applications before 20 July 2024 Abu Dhabi, UAE– 10 June 2024: Building on the success of the inaugural grant scheme in 2023, the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) and Zayed National Museum, the national museum of the UAE currently under construction on Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island, have launched the second round of the Zayed National Museum Research Fund. The fund continues to uphold the legacy of UAE Founding Father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, while fostering research into the culture and history of the nation. The Zayed National Museum Research Fund, with an annual allocation of AED1 million, is one of the most significant funding opportunities in the region. The funding scheme is designed to support new research on a range of aspects ......read more

Etihad Airways And China Eastern Airlines Announce Landmark Joint Venture

Groundbreaking agreement signed by both airlines in ceremony at Etihad’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi, the UAE Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Today, Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and China Eastern Airlines, a top global airline, are proud to announce the signing of a Joint Venture (JV)  to cement the strategic partnership between the two airlines¹. This historic milestone, signed at Etihad Airways’ headquarters in Abu Dhabi, marks the first commercial JV between a Middle Eastern airline and a Chinese airline. The Etihad Airways – China Eastern Airlines JV will allow the airlines to jointly develop and grow the routes between UAE and China, resulting in a stronger combined network. This JV signifies a commitment to offering expanded travel options and seamless ......read more

Emirates Park Zoo & Resort's Dr. Walid Shaaban honoured as “The CEO of the Year”

DUBAI – June 05, 2024: Dr. Walid Shaaban, Group CEO of the globally acclaimed Emirates Park Zoo & Resort, a premier destination for wildlife enthusiasts in the UAE, has been honoured as “The CEO of the Year” at the 23rd edition of The Middle East Business Leader of the Year awards. The award recognises his exceptional leadership and dedication to excellence, putting Emirates Park Zoo & Resort at the forefront of wildlife conservation, education, and community engagement in the UAE. Dr. Shaaban's visionary leadership has been instrumental in driving Emirates Park Zoo & Resort’s mission forward. Under his helm, the zoo has successfully combined education with entertainment to successfully promote environmental stewardship and sustainability. Through his guidance, the zoo has implemented various ......read more

Emirates scores 3 top awards for Inflight Entertainment, Connectivity, and Premium Economy Class

Dubai, UAE, 4 June 2024: At the recent 2024 Pax International Magazine Awards on 29 May, at a ceremony in Hamburg, Germany  - Emirates was crowned the winner of 'Best Inflight Entertainment and Connectivity Middle East' for its' combination of leading Wi-Fi connectivity in the sky, and an extensive 6,500 channels of content on ice. Meanwhile, the 2024 AirlineRatings.com Airline Excellence Awards were recently announced, with Emirates taking the top spot for both 'Best-Inflight Entertainment' and 'Best Premium Economy.' Award-winning connectivity onboard Emirates Emirates has always been at the forefront of inflight Wi-Fi developments and was one of the first airlines to enable connectivity back in 1993, and the first airline to launch an inflight mobile phone service in 2007. Emirates has invested ......read more

Etihad Rail and CSP Abu Dhabi CFS Sign MoU for integrated rail transport services

[Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates, 3 June 2024]: Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE National Rail Network, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with COSCO SHIPPING Ports Abu Dhabi Container Freight Station (CSP AD CFS), the largest Container Freight Station in the region and subsidiary of COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited (CSP) a leading ports operator in the world. This strategic partnership aims to bolster logistics and connectivity within the UAE, advancing CSP AD CFS's supply chain efficiency and extending its services across the UAE and wider GCC region. Under the terms of the MoU, CSP AD CFS will utilise the UAE National Railway Network to facilitate seamless transportation of its goods between Khalifa Port and various key logistics hubs and industrial zones throughout the UAE. By leveraging Etihad ......read more

IATA SAF Registry

02 June 2024 (Dubai) – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that it will establish the SAF Registry (Registry) to accelerate the uptake of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) by authoritatively accounting and reporting emissions reductions from SAF. Seventeen airlines, one airline group, six national authorities, three Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), and one fuel producer are already supporting the effort to develop the Registry. The Registry is expected to launch in the first quarter of 2025. SAF is expected to account for up to 65% of the total carbon mitigation needed to achieve net zero carbon emissions in air transportation by 2050. "SAF is key to aviation's decarbonization. Airlines want more SAF and stand ready to use every drop of it. The SAF Registry will help meet the critical ......read more

World Cabin Crew Day: Etihad Airways Celebrates Its Talented Team And Announces Global Cabin Crew Hiring

Etihad in search of ambitious individuals to join its award-winning cabin crew and give flight to their ambition Cabin crew enjoy free accommodation, a tax free salary and a wide range of benefits Open Days and Invitation Days from June to the end of the year in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Athens, Antalya, Malaga, Manchester, Copenhagen, Vienna, Singapore, Nice, Dublin, Amsterdam, Brussels, Dusseldorf, Milan, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Colombo and Jaipur Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – This World Cabin Crew Day, Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, is embarking on a global recruitment campaign seeking remarkable people to join its cabin crew team, to work together for a purpose, creating extraordinary experiences for valued guests. Supporting Etihad’s ambitious growth plans, the airline has already ......read more

Air Cargo Demand Continues Strong Growth into Q2

29 May 2024 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for April 2024 global air cargo markets showing strong annual growth in demand into the second quarter (Q2). Total demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs*), rose by 11.1% compared to April 2023 levels (11.6% for international operations). This is the fifth consecutive month of double-digit year-on-year growth.   Capacity, measured in available cargo tonne-kilometers (ACTKs), increased by 7.1% compared to April 2023 (10.2% for international operations).   "Air cargo demand started Q2 with a solid 11.1% increase. While many economic uncertainties remain, it appears that the roots of air cargo's strong performance are deepening. In recent months, air cargo demand grew even when the Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) was indicating ......read more

Etihad Airways, new main Sponsor of Girona FC for the Next Three Seasons

Abu Dhabi, UAE/Girona, Spain – Etihad Airways will become the main sponsor of Girona FC from next season. This strategic alliance, which has been established for a period of three years, underscores Etihad's deep commitment to the Spanish market and its dedication to enhancing connectivity and cultural exchange. Etihad has grown its Spanish operation by nearly 50% since last summer as 2024 sees the airline operate 10 weekly flights to both Madrid and Barcelona. In addition, the airline is excited to introduce seasonal flights, operating three times a week to Málaga starting on 2 June, further enhancing travel and tourism between the regions. This partnership represents a shared commitment to excellence, community, and the power of connecting people and cultures. Girona FC, with its rich history and passionate ......read more

Abu Dhabi Airports and Etihad Airport Services Announce Partnership to Strengthen Airport Ground Services

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 24 May 2024: Abu Dhabi Airports and Etihad Airport Services have signed a contract to extend their longstanding partnership in providing ground services for passengers at Zayed International Airport. This agreement aims to further enhance the passenger experience by offering advanced and seamless services. This announcement coincides with Abu Dhabi Airport's recent passenger traffic results, which witnessed a significant growth of 35.6% demonstrating the strong demand for travel. Both entities will collaborate on various initiatives to improve operational efficiencies, safety, and the quality of ground handling services, ultimately providing a world-class experience for travellers passing through Zayed International Airport. Elena Sorlini, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at Abu ......read more

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi Launches The Region's First Flight Subscription Service

Wizz MultiPass expands to the UAE, offering flexible and fixed-price year-round travel opportunities 17 May 2024, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the ultra-low-fare national airline of the UAE, has announced the expansion of Wizz MultiPass, a pioneering and innovative flight subscription service that enables adventurous travellers to travel multiple times and rewards loyalty. The Wizz MultiPass enables passengers to enjoy a fixed price for their ticket and baggage for the entire year and travel every month on international flights from, and to, the UAE for a fixed monthly fee. The monthly MultiPass fare remains consistent, unaffected by seasonal changes or last-minute bookings, to ensure great memories year-round. The subscription includes all taxes and fees, ensuring stress-free and budget-friendly travel. The customised plan ......read more

Etihad Cargo Fully Prepared For UAE-PLACI

Etihad Cargo is fully prepared for the UAE Pre-Loading Advance Cargo Information (PLACI) regulations, ensuring seamless operations without disruptions for partners and customers. The UAE’s National Advance Information Centre (NAIC) under the Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs & Port Security is the first country outside North America and Europe to implement PLACI, with more countries planning to follow. As one of the pilot carriers in the UAE’s PLACI initiative, Etihad Cargo has already integrated PLACI standards into its operations and is fully equipped to meet these new requirements efficiently and assist local authorities, partners and customers in understanding and adapting to these changes. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad ......read more

Etihad Reports April 2024 Traffic Statistics

2024 YTD 2023 YTD Apr-24 Apr-23   5.7 million 4.1 million 1.4 million       1.0 million           Passengers 86% 85% 84%             81% Passenger load factor                  89 75 89 75 Operating fleet ......read more

Wonderful Indonesia Night at Raffles Dubai showcases essence of Indonesia

Dubai; May 10, 2024 – Indonesia embarked on an immersive journey into the heart of the east Asian nation as the vibrant spirit of the country took centre stage at the esteemed Raffles Dubai Hotel on May 8, 2024. Organised by The Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy of the Republic of Indonesia, this exclusive Wonderful Indonesia Night event provided guests an evening of cultural immersion, culinary delights, and fashion extravaganza, with the esteemed presence of Mr. Sandiaga Uno, the Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy of the Republic of Indonesia, adding to the excitement. The event served as a celebration of Indonesia's rich fashion cultural heritage and culinary diversity, offering attendees a glimpse into the enchanting beauty and flavours of the archipelago. One of the highlights of the evening was the ......read more

Etihad Airways reports record profit after tax of AED 526 Million in first Quarter Results

Profit after tax surged to AED 526 million (U.S.$ 143 million) in Q1 2024, up from AED 59 million (U.S.$ 16 million) in Q1 2023, driven by robust passenger revenue 4.2 million passengers carried over the quarter, marking a 41 per cent increase over the same period last year Operational efficiency showed significant improvement year-on-year, with Cost per Available Seat Kilometre (CASK) and CASK ex-fuel reduced by 9 per cent and 11 per cent, respectively Abu Dhabi, UAE — Etihad Airways today announced its Q1 2024 results, recording a profit after tax of AED 526 million (U.S.$ 143 million), a significant improvement over Q1 2023, marking a solid start for the 2024 financial year. Total revenue increased by AED 987 million (U.S.$ 269 million), from AED 4,752 million (U.S.$ 1,294 million) in Q1 2023 ......read more

Unforgettable experience for Abu Dhabi visitors and residents at Grand Millennium Al Wahda

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (May 8, 2024) – Grand Millennium Al Wahda, the luxury five-star hotel located in the centre of Abu Dhabi, connected to Al Wahda Mall, provides to Abu Dhabi visitors and residents the ultimate luxury escape at the heart of the capital.  With spectacular views of the capital and the nearby attractions, the hotel is one of the largest hotels in Abu Dhabi comprising 840 rooms, luxury suites and fully serviced apartments. It also comprises a lavish spa, hi-tech fitness club and an array of restaurants providing guests with multiple options of seasonal menus created with the freshest ingredients and offering an exceptional culinary journey that is a feast for all senses. Layali Shahrazad is a unique culinary concept providing Middle eastern inspired journey with a variety of signature dishes and ......read more

Ground Handling Priorities: Safety, Global Standards and Sustainability

07 May 2024 (Reykjavík)  -- The International Air Transport Association (IATA) highlighted three priorities for ground handling at the IATA Ground Handling Conference (IGHC) which opened in Reykjavík today hosted by Icelandair: Improving safety through reducing operational risk  Implementing global standards Embedding sustainability – people, planet, and prosperity – in all activities “Ground handling forms the backbone of aviation. It is critical to ensuring the safe and efficient transport of millions of travelers each year. With travel demand for the upcoming peak Northern summer season predicted to surge by 12% over last year, the ground handling sector will need to be ready. Our priorities are clear: improving safety, implementation of global standards and embedding sustainability ......read more

Jetblue And Etihad Airways Announce Loyalty Partnership As Part Of Codeshare Agreement

Qualifying JetBlue TrueBlue® and Etihad Guest members able to earn and redeem across both airlines starting 8 May 2024 Agreement further supports Etihad’s investment in the US market following the launch of a new service between Abu Dhabi and Boston and the introduction of the A380 to the New York route Abu Dhabi, UAE: Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates and JetBlue, New York's Hometown Airline®, today announced the addition of loyalty benefits starting 8 May 2024, as part of its long-standing codeshare partnership. The agreement between the two airlines was celebrated at Dubai’s Arabian Travel Market today. As part of this partnership, members of JetBlue’s TrueBlue loyalty programme and members of Etihad Guest, the loyalty programme of Etihad ......read more

Partnership between the Abu Dhabi Chamber and Emirates Airline to enhance travel and tourism sector

7 May 2024, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Emirates Airline, with the aim of enhancing cooperation and fostering mutual interests between the two sides, especially in the field of providing travel, tourism, and air transport services and promoting the activities of both parties. The signing of the MoU came on the sideline of the ADCCI’s participation in the 31st edition of the Arabian Travel Market 2024, which opened at the Dubai World Trade Center and continues until 9 May. The MoU was signed by His Excellency Ahmed Khalifa Al Qubaisi, CEO of the ADCCI, and Khalid Bel Jaflah, Divisional Vice President, Commercial Operations for UAE and Oman at Emirates Airline, in the presence of a number of senior delegates of both parties. His ......read more

Etihad Airways To Showcase Growth At Arabian Travel Market

New premier airport facilities at Zayed International Airport Enhanced and growing network connecting Etihad’s guests worldwide Elevated guest experience including brand partnerships with Giorgio Armani Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, is showcasing its successful growth story, ambitious plans, and investment in guest experience at the Arabian Travel Market, which opens today. The UAE’s national airline expects to welcome thousands of visitors to its stand including distinguished guests, travel trade customers, members of the media and tourism partners. Javier Alija, Vice President Sales and Distribution, Etihad Airways, said: “We’re looking forward to a great week ahead at the Arabian Travel Market, where we have the ......read more

The African Tourism Forum to be Held in Sharm El Sheikh on May 20-21 2024

Egypt,  03 May 2024: ATF24 Egypt, The African Tourism Forum will take place from the 20th to 21st of May at the Sharm El Sheikh International Conference Center in Egypt, with the Rixos Hotels Egypt as the accommodation sponsor. The organizers aim that this forum, in its very first edition, will serve as the most efficient tourism gathering in Africa, with the participation of over 2,000 professionals from travel agencies, hotel operators, and the tourism industry. The African Tourism Forum and Exhibition, bringing together industry specialists and investors, aims to enhance cooperation, discuss sector developments, assess investment opportunities, and develop effective strategies in the future.   Established by the GMT Fair organization, the African Tourism Forum brings together leading brands, tourism professionals, and ......read more

Etihad Airways Boosts Interline Deals With Five Airlines Making Travel Smoother

Abu Dhabi, UAE - Etihad Airways has launched reciprocal interline partnerships with five new airline partners, further expanding travel options for guests across its expanding global network. The airline has agreed partnerships with Kam Air in Afghanistan, SKY express in Greece, Rex Airlines in Australia, Jeju Air in Korea and Myanmar Airways International. The interline agreements give customers of all airlines involved enhanced connectivity to destinations across each other’s networks, enabling guests to book their entire journey on a single ticket and have their baggage checked through seamlessly to their end destination. Arik De, Etihad’s Chief Revenue and Commercial Officer, said: “We continue to broaden our network reach enabling seamless connection across our network, giving our guests a broader range of ......read more

H.E. Bin Touq leads UAE delegation participating in World Economic Forum in Riyadh

Minister of Economy elaborates on the country's efforts in driving sustainable tourism growth Abu Dhabi, April 29, 2024: H.E. Abdulla bin Touq Al Marri, Minister of Economy, led the UAE delegation at the World Economic Forum in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, that was held on April 28 and 29 under the theme ‘International Cooperation, Growth, and Energy for Development.’ The delegation included Abdullah Ahmed Al Saleh, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Economy. At the forum, H.E. Bin Touq took part in a session on the future of sustainable tourism development and leveraging tourism's potential as a primary driver for agile economic growth. Other participants included H.E. Ahmed Al Khatib, Saudi Minister of Tourism; Thiago Alonso de Oliveira, CEO of JHSF; Jerry Inzerillo, CEO of Al Diriyah Group; and Aireen Omar, President ......read more

Abu Dhabi Leaps a Staggering 10 Places in 2024 Leading Maritime City Report

Achievement exemplifies Abu Dhabi's vision to become a top maritime city globally Abu Dhabi, UAE – 29 April 2024: Marking a significant step in maritime prominence, Abu Dhabi has secured its place within the top 25 of maritime cities worldwide, jumping an impressive 10 places since 2022, to reach position 22, the highest jump among all cities, according to the prestigious 2024 Leading Maritime City (LMC) Report, unveiled in Singapore. The LMC report, a bi-annual benchmarking study jointly produced by DNV and Menon Economics, assesses the performance of 50 leading maritime cities across key sectors such as shipping, finance and law, maritime technology, and port and logistics. This year marks the sixth edition of the report, providing invaluable insights for maritime administrations, industry stakeholders, and the global ......read more

Etihad's A380 To Say Bonjour To Paris

Etihad Airways will begin flying its popular A380 on Abu Dhabi – Paris CDG route from 1 November, 2024 The Residence, the world’s only three-room suite in the sky, serves up a chic flying experience Abu Dhabi, UAE – Etihad Airways is delighted to announce it will start flying its A380 double-decker to Paris, CDG from 1 November, 2024. The French capital becomes the third major city to enjoy the Etihad A380 experience after London and New York. Antonoaldo Neves, Chief Executive Officer, Etihad Airways, said: “As a city celebrated for its style and ambiance, Paris is the perfect destination for our iconic A380 aircraft. This enhancement reflects our commitment to delivering award-winning comfort and service across all cabin classes. "The introduction of the A380 on the Abu Dhabi – Paris ......read more

Victor Moves Headquarters to Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi-backed on-demand jet charter company opens a new office in Erth Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, 24th April 2024; Victor (www.flyvictor.com), a leading global on-demand jet charter platform, is proud to announce the relocation of its headquarters to the iconic Erth Abu Dhabi: a beacon of Emirati hospitality in the heart of the capital.  The move follows the recent acquisition of Victor by an investment group in Abu Dhabi and marks a significant milestone for business aviation in Abu Dhabi and the wider UAE. Founded in 2011 in the UK, Victor has a legacy of innovation within the aircraft charter marketplace by providing a unique global platform with unprecedented transparency. Its HQ move to Abu Dhabi will provide the Emirate with its first on-demand jet charter platform, opening up the market to a greater selection of ......read more

Manchester City Players In Starting Line-Up For Etihad At Zayed International Airport

Abu Dhabi, UAE - Manchester City Football Club stars used to showcasing their skills at stadiums around the world recently turned Etihad's new hub at Zayed International Airport into a make-shift football pitch for a stunning new video. Elite players from the Treble Winning Manchester City men's first team produced some breathtaking football for the video, created to celebrate Etihad Airways' new home, Zayed International Airport, which opened in late 2023. The story begins with a young Emirati watching a clip of Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola on his mobile phone while walking through the airport. He looks up to see a pyramid display of footballs before spotting some of the Manchester City stars including Phil Foden, Jack Grealish, Erling Haaland and Kevin De Bruyne in the airport. The young fan motions to ......read more

Etihad's A380 loves New York

Etihad Airways' A380 lands in New York JFK. Arriving just in time for the bustling summer travel season and the corporate travel market. The super-jumbo features The Residence, the iconic three-room suite in the sky, serving up an unparalleled flying experience. Abu Dhabi, UAE – Etihad Airways flight EY1 from Abu Dhabi to New York arrived at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Monday, 22 April, heralding the start of the airline’s A380 double-decker service featuring The Residence, the legendary, sumptuous three-room suite in the sky. After a celebratory send-off in Abu Dhabi, Etihad pilots waved the US and UAE flags from the cockpit after the super-jumbo arrived on its stand in New York. Antonoaldo Neves, CEO of Etihad Airways, said: "We're thrilled to introduce our A380 experience to New ......read more

Etihad Airways Celebrates Captain Shareef Al Romaithi's Remarkable Journey To The Historic Nasa Simulated Mars Mission

Abu Dhabi, UAE - Etihad Airways is celebrating the achievements of Captain Shareef Al Romaithi, the Etihad pilot who has been selected as a primary crew member for the second analog study of MBRSC’s UAE Analog Programme, as part of NASA’s Human Exploration Research Analog (HERA) Campaign 7 Mission 2. The mission will simulate a journey to Mars, with Al Romaithi and crewmembers living and working in isolation inside the HERA habitat for 45 days. Al Romaithi began his career with Etihad Airways in 2007, joining the first batch of Etihad’s cadet pilot programme and became the first Etihad cadet pilot to transition to Captain status. Al Romaithi holds a bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering, alongside three master's degrees obtained from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. These advanced degrees ......read more

Etihad cargo celebrates a decade of strategic partnership with envirotainer

Etihad Cargo is celebrating a 10-year strategic partnership with Envirotainer, a significant milestone in providing excellence in the safe and reliable transportation of temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals and healthcare products. In 2023, Etihad Cargo utilised Envirotainer's active containers on 134 per cent more trips than in the previous year, supporting the carrier's growth for its PharmaLife product and achievement of the highest volumes transported in Etihad Cargo's history. Etihad Cargo has achieved QEP certification for 30 of its stations, demonstrating the carrier's strong commitment and adherence to the highest reliability and quality standards in the temperature-controlled freight industry. 16 of Etihad Cargo's Pharma Champions have undergone specialised training at the Envirotainer Academy, ......read more

Etihad Cargo introduces cool dollies to enhance Cool Chain Capabilities

Etihad Cargo, in partnership with its cargo handler Etihad Airport Services Cargo (EASC), has added temperature-controlled cool dollies to EASC’s Abu Dhabi fleet to offer additional protection against environmental factors, enhancing the carrier's cool chain capabilities and ensuring the seamless transportation of pharmaceuticals and temperature sensitive commodities. With the launch of these new cool dollies, Etihad Cargo is bridging the last gap in its global cool chain offering by providing continuity and stability with advanced temperature-controlled solutions during the most critical step of air cargo transportation. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, has enhanced its Abu Dhabi tarmac transportation fleet with the addition of high-tech ......read more

Etihad Airways Explores New Horizons In The Middle East With The Launch Of Its Newest Destination

Abu Dhabi, UAE - In a move to broaden its network and enhance connectivity within the Middle East, Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today announced the addition of Al Qassim, Saudi Arabia, to its growing list of destinations, increasing its total number of Saudi gateways to four. The airline is set to expand its footprint by launching flights to one of Saudia Arabia’s most captivating regions. Beginning 24 June 2024, Etihad will link Abu Dhabi’s Zayed International Airport directly with Al Qassim’s Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz International Airport (ELQ) with four weekly flights. Reflecting on the new service, Arik De, Chief Revenue and Commercial Officer at Etihad Airways, said: "Launching the new service to Al Qassim this year is not just about introducing a new ......read more

Etihad Cargo Expands us capacity with Inaugural Boston Flight

Etihad Cargo has launched a fourth gateway destination in the US, operating its inaugural flight to Boston on 31 March. The carrier will operate four flights per week to Boston, bringing Etihad Cargo's total number of US flights to 33 per week, including daily double flights to New York, daily flights to Chicago and Washington and a weekly freighter to Chicago. Etihad Cargo will offer an additional 50 tonnes of cargo capacity per week to the US via the Abu Dhabi-Boston flight. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, has expanded its US network and will offer increased capacity to the region with the introduction of a new service to Boston, Massachusetts. The carrier's inaugural flight arrived on 31 March, commencing the regular service that will ......read more

Etihad Airways Celebrates Inaugural Flight To Boston

First flight from Abu Dhabi to the vibrant American city touched down on 31 March 2024 Boston is now the airline's fourth destination in the United States, joining Chicago, New York and Washington, along with services to Toronto in Canada New route to Boston Logan International Airport offers business and leisure travellers gateway connections across the Middle East and India Abu Dhabi, UAE — Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, touched down for the first time in Boston on Sunday, marking the launch of regular services between Abu Dhabi and the US city, strengthening ties and enriching travel options for passengers. The inaugural flight, EY147, was celebrated at Abu Dhabi Airport before take-off, and on arrival in Massachusetts, Etihad’s captains waved UAE and US flags from the cockpit ......read more

The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi and Zayed National Museum award AED1m research fund

The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) and Zayed National Museum have selected recipients of the Zayed National Museum Research Fund. Launched in 2023, the Zayed National Museum Research Fund supports research into the culture and history of the UAE, preserving the legacy of the nation’s late founder Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Ten researchers were selected from a total of 77 applicants from 19 countries. The recipients include researchers from the UAE, Oman, Egypt, India, China, the US, the UK, Australia and Poland. Grants from the AED1 million fund were awarded by a panel of experts that included representatives from the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi and Zayed National Museum. Projects were chosen based on criteria including research methodology, experience, outcomes, and ......read more

Etihad Cargo and Astral Aviation celebrate inaugural Flight Strengthening Abu dhabi-Nairobi Connection

Etihad Cargo and Astral Aviation operated the inaugural Nairobi-Abu Dhabi flight on 21 March 2024 following the signing of an MOU that expanded the partnership between the two carriers.   As part of the capacity sharing agreement, Etihad Cargo's partners and customers will benefit from capacity on board Astral Aviation's weekly flights from Nairobi to Abu Dhabi, with regular services commencing on 28 March 2024.   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, in partnership with Astral Aviation, a leading cargo airline with extensive African network coverage, successfully completed the inaugural flight from Nairobi, Kenya, to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on 21 March 2024. This flight marked the commencement of a promising collaboration following ......read more

Etihad Reports February 2024 Traffic Statistics

2024 YTD 2023 YTD Feb-24 Feb-23   2.9 million 2.0 million 1.4 million       1.0 million                  Passengers                      87% 88% 89%             88%   Passenger load ......read more

Progress Report: Sustainability, Digitalization and Safety in Air Cargo

12 March 2024 (Hong Kong) -- The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reviewed progress in digitalization, safety and sustainability at the opening of the IATA World Cargo Symposium with the aim of accelerating progress on these critical priorities. “Air cargo volumes are now firmly back to pre-pandemic levels. The challenge now is to ensure that air cargo growth is efficient, safe and aligned with achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050. Through the hard work of the air cargo industry, the building blocks are in place to significantly accelerate progress in all these areas,” said Brendan Sullivan, IATA’s Global Head of Cargo at the World Cargo Symposium (WCS), which opened in Hong Kong, today. Digitalization “The biggest opportunity for the air cargo industry is digitalization. This has ......read more

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Etihad Cargo Supercharges Customer Service with Launch of Digital Sales Optimisation Tool…

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F-16 Block 70 Jets Set Off on Historic Ferry Flight to Bahrain: A New Era in Air Defense…

GREENVILLE, S.C., March 7, 2024 – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today marked a significant milestone with the departure of the first ferry cell of three F-16 Block 70 jets from Greenville, South Carolina, to Bahrain. This event highlights Bahrain's role as the first Gulf Cooperation Council member to operate the F-16 and now the first to integrate the F-16 Block 70 variant into its ......read more

Etihad Airways Announces AED 1.4 Billion (usd $ 394 million) operating result for the Full Year 2023…

~40 per cent more passengers, from 10 million to 14 million, year-on-year Passenger revenue increased by AED 4 billion (U.S.$ 1.1 billion) to AED 16.7 billion (U.S.$ 4.5 billion) Cost per Seat Kilometre excl. fuel decreased by 7 per cent year-on-year Launched 15 new destinations, added 14 aircraft including four A380s Hired over 2,300 new employees, primarily pilots and cabin ......read more

Etihad Engineering Named “MRO Services provider of the Year - Commercial aviation” at Aviation ...…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Etihad Engineering, a leading provider of comprehensive aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) solutions, won the 'MRO Services Provider of the Year' award in the field of commercial aviation at the Aviation Achievement Awards 2024 held in Dubai, UAE With a workforce of around 2,000 professionals drawn from more than 50 countries, Etihad ......read more

Emirates Park Zoo and Resort joins Abu Dhabi Municipality for beach clean-up, promotes marine ...…

Abu Dhabi – March 04, 2024: Emirates Park Zoo and Resort, a leading destination for wildlife enthusiasts, demonstrated its commitment to environmental stewardship by spearheading a beach clean-up drive at Bahia Beach. The initiative, aimed at safeguarding marine ecosystems, involved the removal of litter and debris from the coastal areas, aligning with the organisation's dedication to ......read more

Abu Dhabi Airports Receives "Airport Operator of the Year" Award at Aviation Achievement ...…

AD Airports, the leading airport operator in Abu Dhabi, has received the prestigious "Airport Operator of the Year" award at the highly anticipated Aviation Achievement Awards 2024. This recognition is a testament to the exceptional achievements and progress made by Abu Dhabi Airports between 2023 and 2024, showcasing a period of unprecedented growth and innovation. Elena Sorlini, ......read more

ETIHAD AIRWAYS EXPANDS SCHEDULE WITH TWO STUNNING NEW DESTINATIONS AND ADDITIONAL FLIGHTS…

New routes to Antalya and Jaipur set for mid-June, ahead of wider expansion in Etihad’s global network Additional flight frequencies further strengthen global connectivity   Abu Dhabi, UAE – In the latest significant boost to its global network, Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has announced substantial updates to its summer ......read more

Abu Dhabi Airports appoints Memac Ogilvy as new lead creative agency…

Agency will support award-winning airport group in unlocking the full growth potential of Abu Dhabi's tourism and trade industry. [Dubai, UAE – February 29, 2024] - Memac Ogilvy announced today that it has been selected by Abu Dhabi Airports, the operator of Abu Dhabi’s five commercial airports, as its new strategic and creative agency of record. Memac Ogilvy’s role will ......read more

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