Articles tagged “etihad”

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.

4 weeks 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.

2 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?

7 months 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.

8 months 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.

9 months 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.

10 months 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.

10 months 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.

11 months 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?

11 months ago

Investors Claim They Were Misled About Air Berlin and Alitalia

Investors Claim They Were Misled About Air Berlin and Alitalia

Luca Casiraghi, Bloomberg

Etihad's investment strategy, which many saw as bold and innovative at the time, didn't turn out that way. And now the airline will have to answer to creditors.

1 year ago

5 Ways an Emirates-Etihad Merger Would Transform the Airline Industry

5 Ways an Emirates-Etihad Merger Would Transform the Airline Industry

Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

Etihad and Emirates are publicly denying a merger is in the works, but companies are rarely transparent about such negotiations in the moment. This story lays out the possible implications of a deal.

1 year ago

Emirates Looks to Become World’s Largest Airline With Potential Takeover of Etihad

Emirates Looks to Become World’s Largest Airline With Potential Takeover of Etihad

Brian Sumers, Skift

An Emirates-Etihad merger makes a lot of sense. Emirates may not be as strong as it once was, but it's still a well-run global airline that strikes fear into established competitors. Eithad, however, is in rough shape. It could use a makeover.

1 year ago