Boeing 787 Dreamliner Reaches 1,000th Order

787 reaches order milestone faster than any other widebody airplane in history Etihad Airways becomes world’s largest airline customer of the Dreamliner The Boeing  787 Dreamliner received its 1,000th customer order today when Etihad Airways announced an order for 30 787-10 Dreamliners, valued at $8.7 billion at list prices. With this order, the Dreamliner family […]

Boeing, Etihad Airways Kick Off Dubai Airshow with a $25.2 billion 1st order

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Abu Dhabi-based airline to be a launch customer of 777X, first to order 777-8X Carrier places 1,000th 787 Dreamliner order, becomes world’s largest 787 airline customer Boeing and Etihad Airways today announced an order for 56 widebody airplanes with options and purchase rights for 26 additional airplanes at the start of the 2013 Dubai Airshow. […]

Etihad Airways Expands Business Connect Across the Globe

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Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has extended BusinessConnect, its loyalty program for businesses, to 11 new markets including Bahrain, Belarus, Kuwait, Lebanon, Malaysia, Nepal, the Netherlands, Oman, the Philippines, Qatar and Thailand. The mileage earning program is targeted at the Small to Medium-Sized Enterprise (SME) sector, offering huge opportunities and […]

Etihad Airways partners with Air France, KLM

Rapidly expanding Abu Dhabi-based carrier Etihad Airways has agreed to jointly market some of its flights with Air France-KLM. The new venture could become the beginning of a larger strategic alliance, according to the airline’s announcement. The new deal covers at present codesharing on flights between Etihad’s hub in the United Arab Emirates’ capital Abu […]

Etihad Airways suspends flights to Damascus

Etihad Airways has suspended flights between Abu Dhabi and Damascus with immediate effect and until further notice.  The decision, while not taken lightly, has been made due to the deteriorating security position in Syria, said a statement from Etihad Airways. The safety of passengers and crew is paramount to the airline. Etihad Airways will notify […]

Abu Dhabi aviation policy expands into global markets

The UAE’s national airline, Etihad Airways, is planning an expansion policy aiming to prepare it to compete in the increasingly chalenging regional aviation environment. Etihad – which is backed by one of Abu Dhabi’s sovereign wealth funds – was founded in 2003. It has amassed a fleet of more than 65 aircraft, with 100 more […]