Etihad Airways

Air France-KLM, Etihad Airways To Deepen Commercial Partnership 

By Helen Massy-Beresford Sep 07, 2023

Expanding on an existing commercial partnership, Air France-KLM and Etihad are looking to collaborate on areas such as passenger operations and maintenance.

Airlines & Lessors

50 New Routes Starting In September 2023

By David Casey Sep 01, 2023

A selection of 50 new routes starting in September 2023, including flights being launched by Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, Etihad Airways and JetBlue Airways.

Airports & Networks

Where Does The Airbus A380 Fly? August 2023 Update

By David Casey Aug 07, 2023

An update on the global operations of the Airbus A380.

Airports & Networks

Etihad To Open Fourth U.S. Gateway

By David Casey Aug 02, 2023

Boston is being added to the Gulf carrier’s network from next March.

Airports & Networks

After Years In Storage, Etihad Brings Back Its A380s

By Alan Dron Jul 18, 2023

Etihad Engineering has completed a six-year heavy maintenance check on the first of four Airbus A380s it is returning to service on the Abu Dhabi-London route.

Aircraft & Propulsion

Daily Memo: What Are The Prospects Of Boeing’s 777-8?

By Jens Flottau Jul 14, 2023

According to the June data, Emirates has converted an order for 16 Boeing 777-8s into the same number of larger -9s.

Aircraft & Propulsion

Opinion: The Widebody Problem Is Here To Stay

By Richard Aboulafia Jun 29, 2023

What was once a 50-50 single-aisle/twin-aisle market is now a 70-30 market, with no signs of changing.

Aircraft & Propulsion

Etihad Airways, China’s SF Airlines Expand Cargo Network Cooperation

By Aaron Karp Jun 26, 2023

Etihad launched 2X-weekly freighter flights between Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) and Wuhan Tianhe International Airport (WUH) in April.

Airports & Networks

Etihad Schedules Russia Network Expansion

By David Casey Jun 15, 2023

A new Etihad route to St. Petersburg will launch in October as demand between the United Arab Emirates and Russia continues to soar.

Airports & Networks

A380 Cracking Issue Will Not Change Storage Guidance, Airbus Says

By Jens Flottau Jun 14, 2023

Prolonged storage in certain conditions can exacerbate cracking in material used in A380 wing structures, Airbus says. And the company is working to rectify it.

Safety, Ops & Regulation

A380 Cracking Issue Will Not Change Storage Guidance, Airbus Says

By Sean Broderick Jun 14, 2023

Prolonged storage in certain conditions can exacerbate cracking in material used in A380 wing structures, Airbus says. And the company is working to rectify it.

Safety, Ops & Regulation

Airbus Identifies Heat, Humidity As Causes Of A380 Wing-Spar Cracking

By Jens Flottau May 17, 2023

The findings are behind a May 11 airworthiness directive (AD) issued by EASA on the A380.

Safety, Ops & Regulation

Etihad To Launch Inaugural Flights To Osaka

By David Casey May 16, 2023

Gulf carrier Etihad intends to open a second nonstop route connecting Abu Dhabi and Japan.

Airports & Networks

Etihad CEO Details Ambitious Expansion Plans

By Alan Dron May 04, 2023

Etihad Airways’ CEO Antonoaldo Neves has expanded on the company’s intentions to double its fleet and triple the number of passengers it carries by 2030.

Airlines & Lessors

Emirates, Etihad Seek To Boost UAE Tourism With Interline Pact

By David Casey May 04, 2023

Emirates Airline and Etihad Airways have signed an interline agreement designed to boost inbound tourism to the UAE from Europe and China.

Airports & Networks

Etihad Plans Change Of Course, Eyes India Build-Up

By Alan Dron May 02, 2023

Etihad Airways has apparently changed its future expansion plans, following the departure of its former CEO.

Airlines & Lessors

First Take, April 24, 2023

By Graham Warwick Apr 21, 2023

Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.

Aircraft & Propulsion

Air Canada To Connect Vancouver With Dubai

By David Casey Apr 14, 2023

Air Canada follows Emirates and Etihad in increasing service between Canada and the UAE.

Airports & Networks

UK Advertising Watchdog Upbraids Etihad Over Sustainability Claims

By Victoria Moores Apr 12, 2023

In its advertisements, Etihad cited eco-awards, aircraft-efficiency improvements and single-use plastics reductions.

Airlines & Lessors

Etihad Takes Advantage Of Service Expansion Between UAE, Canada

By Lori Ranson Apr 11, 2023

Etihad has joined Emirates in expanding service to Toronto after Canada and the UAE forged an expanded air transport agreement.

Airlines & Lessors

When Will Supply Chain Pain End?

By Lee Ann Shay Mar 10, 2023

How MROs are adapting to deal with supply chain disruptions and related shortages.

Supply Chain

Routes In Brief: Rolling Daily Updates

By David Casey Feb 24, 2023

The latest new route announcements, schedule changes and codeshares.

Air Transport

Middle Eastern Airlines Consider More Maintenance Insourcing

By James Pozzi Feb 09, 2023

Why some Middle Eastern airlines are moving to in-source more of their maintenance requirements.

Aircraft & Propulsion

Routes In Brief: Rolling Daily Updates (W/C Jan. 30, 2023)

By David Casey Feb 03, 2023

Routes details the latest new route announcements, as well as the services returning to carriers’ networks.

Airports & Networks

Daily Memo: Saudi Arabia’s Aviation Project Gets A Reality Check

By Jens Flottau Jan 26, 2023

The apparent departure of Tony Douglas from new Saudi airline RIA reminds us how hard it is to set up a new super-connector, even when funding is not the issue.

Airlines & Lessors