The UAE airlines took the decision after Britain banned direct passenger flights to and from the UAE from Friday, shutting down the world's busiest international airline route from Dubai to London.
Sanad Capital, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mubadala Investment Company and the global aerospace engineering and leasing solutions leader, has closed a $55 million debt financing deal with the Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD),
Etihad Airways, the UAE’s national airline, and Saudia, the national flag carrier of Saudi Arabia, have marked the first anniversary of their commercial partnership by announcing 12 new codeshare routes to key destinations in Asia and Europe.
Etihad Airways, with its track record for connecting Abu Dhabi to the world and promoting the UAE as a vibrant and growing hub for culture, business and tourism, is the perfect partner
A video has gone viral showing a pilot of Etihad skillfully landing an A380 at London Heathrow despite the country being hit by Storm Dennis.
Etihad will operate the upgraded flights with two-class Boeing 787-9s, the newest aircraft type in the airline’s fleet. These jets are configured to seat 299 passengers in a mix of 28 Business Studios and 271 Economy Smart Seats. The 787s will also provide a significant increase in cargo capacity.
The airport authority said it was working with airlines to resume flights from 6:00am on Tuesday, but the developments raise the stakes sharply after a weekend of skirmishes during which both activists and police toughened their stances.
John Wright, Etihad Airways’ Vice President Global Airports and Network Operations, said, "Etihad Airways is a high quality airline, and reliability is a key element of the total product we offer. We continually strive to deliver excellence for our guests, in the air and on the ground."
Etihad Airways and Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) have relaunched their codeshare partnership to provide their customers with greater access to both airlines’ trunk routes between the UAE and Pakistan, and on Etihad services across its global network.