Thursday, July 18, 2024

Etihad Cargo expands US capacity with inaugural Boston flight

Etihad Cargo, Etihad Airways’ cargo and logistics arm has expanded its US network and will offer increased capacity to the region by introducing a new service to Boston, Massachusetts. The carrier’s inaugural flight arrived on 31 March, commencing the regular service that will see the airline operate four flights per week to Boston. Boston is […]

Etihad publishes 2022 Sustainability report

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has published its annual sustainability report, detailing the company’s commitment to sustainability and its progress towards its sustainability goals. In 2022, the airline achieved an impressive 26% reduction in CO2 emissions per Revenue Tonne Kilometer (RTK) to 482g compared to 2019 baseline. Etihad’s sustainability strategy […]

Etihad named Environmental Airline of the Year 2023

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has been named Environmental Airline of the Year 2023 for the second year running in the prestigious Airline Ratings awards. The awards, which acknowledge the best of the aviation industry, and ranks airlines on their innovation, route networks and safety score against a strict assessment criteria, recognised […]

First Etihad Airways flight using SAF supplied by ITOCHU and NESTE departs Toyko Narita

The first Etihad Airways flight to use Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) supplied by ITOCHU Corporation and NESTE took off from Tokyo Narita airport last week. The pioneering flight, EY871 departed Tokyo Narita at 1500, was the result of a partnership in which ITOCHU provided Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel to Etihad, the national airline of […]

Standing strong in a challenging environment

Etihad Cargo, the fast-growing cargo division of Etihad Airways, is on a mission to cement itself as the industry’s leading air cargo partner. As the world returns to a more normal environment, Etihad Cargo is determined to emerge from the pandemic stronger than ever, with a customer-focused approach and sustainability firmly woven into every element […]

Etihad’s first Airbus A350 flight departs London Heathrow

Etihad Airways has celebrated the flight of its first Airbus A350 from London Heathrow to Abu Dhabi. As part of the airline’s industry-leading sustainability drive, Etihad’s Airbus A350 aircraft are part of the airline’s ‘Sustainability50’ programme designed as a testbed to drive operational efficiencies and reduce aviation’s impact on the environment. The ‘Sustainability50’ programme builds […]

Etihad Airways rated one of the world’s most punctual airlines amid challenging summer

Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, ranked among the most punctual airlines in the Middle East and worldwide over the peak summer period, based on data from global aviation analytics group OAG. Since April, Etihad has achieved an on-time arrival performance rating within 15 minutes of 83%. In its Punctuality League […]

Etihad Airways returns to London Heathrow Terminal 4

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has confirmed it will return to London Heathrow’s Terminal 4 from 22 June 2022. Jeremy Pollock, country manager, UK & Ireland, Etihad Airways, says: “We are absolutely thrilled to announce that we are returning to our true home at London Heathrow’s Terminal 4 in June. We’ve had […]

How Etihad navigated the pandemic

Etihad Cargo posts 49% revenue growth for 2021

Etihad Airways marks one year since the UAE announced flights were to be grounded due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In recognition of this, Etihad has released a video charting the key milestones in the most challenging year in aviation history. Tony Douglas, group chief executive officer, Etihad Aviation Group, said: “As the pandemic took hold, […]

Etihad and Gulf Air sign agreement

Etihad Cargo posts 49% revenue growth for 2021

Etihad Airways and Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, have signed a Strategic Commercial Cooperation Agreement (SCCA) to deepen their partnership between Abu Dhabi and Bahrain and beyond the respective hubs. The wide-ranging SCCA, subject to obtaining applicable governmental and regulatory approvals, sets out specific actions for deepening and broadening commercial […]

Etihad first airline to vaccinate full crew

Etihad Airways has become the first airline in the world with all its operating pilots and cabin crew vaccinated to help curb the spread of COVID-19 and give passengers who travel with the airline peace of mind. Tony Douglas, Group Chief Executive Officer, Etihad Aviation Group, commented: “We proactively made the vaccine available to all […]

Clean and green: Etihad’s new jet engine wash

GE Aviation and Etihad Airways have partnered to launch GE’s 360 Foam Wash, a new jet engine cleaning system, to optimise performance of Etihad’s GE90 and GEnx-1B engines on its Boeing 777 and 787 fleets. Working with Etihad as a launch partner for the Etihad Greenliner programme to innovate, develop and test aviation decarbonisation technologies, […]

Etihad boosts carbon offset programme

Etihad has announced the expansion of its carbon offset credit programme in collaboration with Shell. Through this participation, Etihad will expand its offset programme beyond the original Makame Savannah REDD project in Tanzania to include Peru’s Cordillera Azul National Park and Indonesia’s Katingan Mentaya Project. Both the Katingan Mentaya and Cordillera Azul projects are certified […]

Etihad Cargo deploy cargo only passenger plane

Following suit of Lufthansa, Etihad have also deployed a passenger Boeing 787 full with cargo. After the UAE authorities announced the temporary suspension of passenger aircraft, Etihad has utilised its passenger fleet to complement its Boeing 777 freight fleet. The passenger turned cargo 787s will operate 34 weekly flights, which will initially serve 10 markets […]

UKACC charity ball raises thousands for cancer charity

The United Kingdom Air Cargo Club’s (UKACC) 56th Annual Charity Gala Ball on Saturday, 28 January at the Tower Hotel in London raised £7,740 for the charity Prostate Cancer UK. Hundreds of guests enjoyed a three-course meal, networked, enjoyed the entertainment and took part in a silent auction and prize draw. This year’s chairman Richard […]