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

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

Qatar Airways, Air Serbia Unveil Codeshare Partnership

By David Casey Jan 19, 2023
Qatar Airways is eying growth in Central and Eastern Europe through an agreement with Air Serbia.
Airlines & Lessors

Etihad To Deploy Contrail-Avoidance Across Network

By Victoria Moores Jan 18, 2023
Etihad has signed a multi-year agreement with UK contrail-prevention company Satavia, extending the technology to cover its daily operations.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Etihad Returning Part Of Its A380 Fleet To Service In 2023

By Jens Flottau Dec 09, 2022
Etihad Airways has decided to return a part of its Airbus A380 fleet for the summer of 2023, intending to fly the aircraft on its Abu Dhabi-London route. 
Airlines & Lessors

Registry Will Verify SAF Emission Reduction Claims

By Graham Warwick Nov 17, 2022
A digital registry underpinning a global book-and-claim system for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) is expected to go live in mid-2023.

Etihad, Cepsa Sign SAF Development Agreement

By Helen Massy-Beresford Nov 02, 2022
It is the latest in a series of SAF-related announcements as airlines and tech companies seek to increase supply of the fuels in a bid to help aviation decarbonize.  
Airlines & Lessors

Etihad Absorbed Into ADQ; Neves To Replace Douglas As CEO

By Kurt Hofmann Oct 21, 2022
Former TAP CEO Antonoaldo Neves is succeeding Tony Douglas as CEO of Etihad Aviation Group.
Airlines & Lessors

Contrails Prevention Specialist SATAVIA Seeks Carbon-Credit Accreditation

By Victoria Moores Oct 18, 2022
UK-based SATAVIA is seeking carbon-credit accreditation and preparing for its first auction, after using its contrail-prevention methodology to adjust 49 Etihad Airways and KLM commercial flights.
Aircraft & Propulsion

IATA, Etihad Launch CO2 Tool For Cargo Flights

By Alan Dron Sep 28, 2022
The trial will provide a proof of concept for the cargo component of the IATA CO2 Connect carbon calculator.
Airlines & Lessors

Etihad Hints At A380 Return But Awaits Economic Viability

By Alan Dron Jul 29, 2022
Etihad Airways has raised the possibility of returning its Airbus A380s to service as the market rebounds—but only if several factors align.
Airlines & Lessors

Russia’s AirBridgeCargo Plans To Continue Ops Under Etihad Umbrella

Aviation Week Network Staff Jun 27, 2022
Russia’s largest cargo carrier AirBridgeCargo is looking for ways to continue its sanctions-interrupted operations outside the country.
Airlines & Lessors

Etihad Assesses Future Of Narrowbodies On Order

By David Casey Apr 13, 2022
Etihad Airways is weighing the future of the Airbus A321neos it has on order, with CEO Tony Douglas saying a likely home for the narrowbody aircraft could be at its joint venture LCC with Air Arabia.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Etihad Airways Starts A350-1000 Operations

By Alan Dron Mar 31, 2022
Etihad Airways has begun operation of its much-delayed Airbus A350-1000, with an inaugural flight from the company’s Abu Dhabi hub to Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport. 
Airlines & Lessors

Etihad Saving Fuel On 787s With New Flight Optimization Tool

By Lee Ann Shay Mar 14, 2022
Etihad Airways has implemented a tool for pilots that is generating 1.4% fuel savings.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Etihad Aviation Group Drastically Slimmed In Shake-Up

By Alan Dron Dec 23, 2021
Etihad Airways is effectively to become a standalone company after a major reorganization proposal that will see most of its subsidiaries passed to a state-owned holding entity. 
Airlines & Lessors

Etihad Sheremetyevo Move Continues UAE-Russia Travel Growth

By Alan Dron Dec 06, 2021
Four UAE carriers—Etihad and Emirates and LCCs Air Arabia and flydubai—now operate to the Russian capital. 
Airports & Networks

Etihad Airways Signs Up Satavia In Contrail Prevention Effort

By Thierry Dubois Nov 22, 2021
The two companies will work together on choosing the optimum routes and altitudes for Etihad aircraft to fly at with the aim of inhibiting contrails—a phenomenon that significantly contributes to global warming.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Etihad To Codeshare With El Al In UAE-Israel First

By David Casey Jul 02, 2021
Etihad Airways and El Al Israel Airlines have launched a codeshare agreement following the normalization of diplomatic relations between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel in 2020.
Airlines & Lessors

Seychelles Government Buys Etihad Out Of National Carrier

By Alan Dron May 04, 2021
The move unwinds one of the final pieces of Etihad’s former policy of equity partnerships.
Airlines & Lessors

Etihad To Retire Entire Fleet Of 777-300ERs

By Alan Dron Apr 27, 2021
Etihad Airways plans to embark on a further simplification of its fleet with the retirement of all 19 of its Boeing 777-300ERs by the end of 2021.
Airlines & Lessors

Etihad Airways Steps Up Green Efforts

By Alan Dron Apr 21, 2021
Etihad Airways plans to step up its environmental sustainability initiatives, making them a regular part of flights rather than individual research flights.
Airlines & Lessors

Wizz Air To Launch UAE-Israel Route As Etihad Begins Service

By David Casey Apr 07, 2021
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has confirmed plans to launch scheduled service between Abu Dhabi and Tel Aviv later in April—less than 24 hours after Etihad Airways began flying between the destinations. 
Airports & Networks