Articles tagged “etihad”

Struggling Alitalia Plans Crisis Talks With Italian Government

Struggling Alitalia Plans Crisis Talks With Italian Government

Deena Kamel Yousef, John Follain, Tommaso Ebhardt and Chiara Vasarri, Bloomberg

Alitalia's struggles aren't new. It's clear something drastic needs to happen if it is ever to become a viable business again.

1 week ago

Gulf Airlines Cut Back Expansion Plans as Europe Loses Its Shine

Gulf Airlines Cut Back Expansion Plans as Europe Loses Its Shine

Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

If even the mighty Gulf carriers are struggling in Europe it doesn't bode well for everyone else. It looks like 2017 is going to be a very difficult one for the airline industry.

1 month ago

Air Berlin Restructuring Continues With Sale of Stake in Austria’s NIKI to Etihad for $319 Million

Air Berlin Restructuring Continues With Sale of Stake in Austria’s NIKI to Etihad for $319 Million

Associated Press

With Airberlin selling its stake in NIKI to Etihad, Airberlin will focus on its core business travel markets in Germany and Italy while Etihad gets to expands its tentacles a bit more in Australia.

1 month ago

Airline Lounges Up the Ante on Spa Perks for Ultra-Rich Male Passengers

Airline Lounges Up the Ante on Spa Perks for Ultra-Rich Male Passengers

Eric Rosen, Bloomberg

Crazy-rich male travelers: they're just like us.

1 month ago

Alitalia May Slash Jobs and Ground Planes in Turn-Around Effort

Alitalia May Slash Jobs and Ground Planes in Turn-Around Effort

Stanley Carvalho and Agnieszka Flak, Reuters

Alitalia's problems make Air France and Lufthansa's seem like a field day.

2 months ago

TUI Tries to Solve Problems at Its German Airline With Air Berlin Tourism Merger

TUI Tries to Solve Problems at Its German Airline With Air Berlin Tourism Merger

Richard Weiss, Bloomberg

TUI's German airline has been suffering from over-capacity and high costs for a number of years. This latest attempt at a solution needs the backing of its workforce if it is going to succeed.

3 months ago

Air Berlin, in Financial Peril, May Send 40 Aircraft to a Competitor

Air Berlin, in Financial Peril, May Send 40 Aircraft to a Competitor

Richard Weiss, Bloomberg

Etihad, which owns 29 percent of Air Berlin, may have finally decided it no longer wants to subsidize mounting losses. If this deal happens, Air Berlin will still be around, but at a more manageable size.

4 months ago

United Flight Attendants’ Contract Could Help the Airline Advance — Skift Business Traveler

United Flight Attendants’ Contract Could Help the Airline Advance — Skift Business Traveler

Grant Martin, Skift

The new flight attendants' contract at United, coupled with other steps CEO Oscar Munoz is taking, could finally enable United to make up some serious ground against its competitors.

5 months ago

Etihad CEO Interview: The Incredible Value of Service

Etihad CEO Interview: The Incredible Value of Service

Brian Sumers, Skift

James Hogan has built Etihad into one of the world's most influential airlines. But Etihad still has plenty of challenges ahead as it deals with global pandemics, wars, and economic malaise.

5 months ago

Air Serbia’s New Route to New York Reveals Minority Owner Etihad’s Major Ambitions

Air Serbia’s New Route to New York Reveals Minority Owner Etihad’s Major Ambitions

Brian Sumers, Skift

Normally, a European airline flying five times a week to New York is no big deal. But this one is different.

7 months ago

U.S. Airlines Set to Lose Major Battle Against Gulf Carriers in Open Skies Debate

U.S. Airlines Set to Lose Major Battle Against Gulf Carriers in Open Skies Debate

Brian Sumers, Skift

Delta, United, and American wanted the U.S. State Department to take unprecedented action against Emirates, Etihad Airways, and Qatar Airways. But the government didn't opt for a brash approach. This may well be the beginning of the end of the complaints.

7 months ago

The EU Pushes Back Against Gulf Carrier Subsidies

The EU Pushes Back Against Gulf Carrier Subsidies

Jonathan Stearns, Bloomberg

Now it's Europe's turn to bang the drum against unfair competition by the Persian Gulf carriers.

7 months ago