Articles tagged “etihad”

New Etihad Airways Wellness Ambassador Assigned to Make You Feel Safer in the Skies

New Etihad Airways Wellness Ambassador Assigned to Make You Feel Safer in the Skies

Korey Matthews, Skift

Etihad has created a new onboard role to help travelers feel more comfortable — and safe — during this challenging time.

1 week ago

Emirates, Etihad Airlines Will Keep Pay Cuts in Place Until September

Emirates, Etihad Airlines Will Keep Pay Cuts in Place Until September

Alexander Cornwell and Aziz El Yaakoubi, Reuters

More pain for airline workers as two Middle East carriers decide to extend salary cuts through the summer months.

2 months ago

Air Arabia CEO: Crisis Won’t Delay Joint Venture Launch With Etihad

Air Arabia CEO: Crisis Won’t Delay Joint Venture Launch With Etihad

Alexander Cornwell, Reuters

Predicting any type of air travel demand is a tough call, yet alone budget travel for this particular region. Committing to the original June launch date for Air Arabia Abu Dhabi is optimistic.

4 months ago

Etihad Responds to Flight Shaming Movement With ‘Greenliner’

Etihad Responds to Flight Shaming Movement With ‘Greenliner’

Aya Batrawy, Associated Press

A pared back Airbus order from Emirates and a focus on sustainability from Etihad hints at a new, subdued era of Middle Eastern aviation at this week's Dubai Airshow.

9 months ago

Etihad and Air Arabia to Launch New Low-Cost Carrier

Etihad and Air Arabia to Launch New Low-Cost Carrier

Layan Odeh and Filipe Pacheco, Bloomberg

Air Arabia has a history of starting joint ventures to help with its growth. The airline will be hoping this one works out better than some of Etihad's previous partnerships.

10 months ago

Plastics in Airline Catering Raise Questions About Carbon Emissions

Plastics in Airline Catering Raise Questions About Carbon Emissions

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

Airlines have a love-hate relationship with plastics, especially when it comes to food and beverage. Plastics pose a serious environmental threat, but at the same time they're lightweight and thereby help reduce carbon emissions. Can carriers tackle both of these problems at once?

1 year ago

Etihad Airways Is Reeling as It Needs a $600 Million Loan to Buy Planes

Etihad Airways Is Reeling as It Needs a $600 Million Loan to Buy Planes

Arif Sharif, Bloomberg

It was only a few years ago that American, United, and Delta were lobbying hard to block incursions by Gulf carriers. Stung by its own non-alliance alliance strategy and other missteps, Etihad Airways is hurting a bunch.

1 year ago

Etihad Airways Has Amassed $4.8 Billion in Losses

Etihad Airways Has Amassed $4.8 Billion in Losses

Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

Out of annual revenue of $5 billion, $4.8 billion in losses is a lot to have piled up over the years. State-backed Etihad must fix its business model built around both hubs in a volatile region and its investment stakes in troubled carriers.

1 year ago

Lenders Propose Bailout to Save Beleaguered Indian Airline Jet Airways

Lenders Propose Bailout to Save Beleaguered Indian Airline Jet Airways

Anurag Kotoky, Bloomberg

Bloomberg reports Jet Airways has accumulated more losses in recent years than any publicly-traded Asian airline other than Pakistan International Airlines. That's remarkable, and it's probably a sign lenders should let the airline go. But that doesn't sound likely.

1 year ago

Emirates to Hire Pilots From Etihad and Other Airlines With Cash Troubles

Emirates to Hire Pilots From Etihad and Other Airlines With Cash Troubles

Layan Odeh, Bloomberg

A lack of cockpit crew has been a factor in Emirates' moves to trim its number of flights. But the carrier may have a fix. A new memo shows that the Dubai giant has pinpointed 500 suitable applicants from airlines experiencing financial trouble.

2 years ago

Jet Airways May Get a Lifeline From India’s Largest Bank

Jet Airways May Get a Lifeline From India’s Largest Bank

Saloni Shukla and P R Sanjai, Bloomberg

Jet Airways' key lenders, such as the State Bank of India, are weighing the decision whether to swap some loans for equity, according to Bloomberg. A deal like that would give the carrier, which defaulted on loan repayments in December, breathing room to cut costs.

2 years ago

Etihad Cancels Aircraft Order as Part of Cost Overhaul

Etihad Cancels Aircraft Order as Part of Cost Overhaul

Layan Odeh, Bloomberg

Cutting costs can only get you so far. Is Etihad really a viable independent business or would it be be better suited partnering with Dubai-based Emirates?

2 years ago