Etihad A380 in London

Etihad celebrates two decades at London Heathrow

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad has recently celebrated two decades of flying from London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) with its first service operating on the 28th March 2004. 2004 saw the airline beginning a three-times-per-week service between the two cities using an Airbus A340, a route and airline that soon became known for its [read more]

Etihad Airways' latest 787s
Airline news

Etihad takes delivery of new Dreamliners

Abu Dhabi based Etihad has taken delivery of three new Boeing 787 Dreamliners as it seeks to expand its fleet to 160 aircraft by 2030. The airline also has plans to operate to 125 destinations by the same year. The Boeing 787-9 aircraft all feature Etihad’s new cabin in a [read more]

Etihad Airbus A350F
Air cargo news

Etihad firms up A350 freighter order

Leading United Arab Emirates carrier Etihad (EY/ETD) has firmed up an order for seven A350F Freighter aircraft from the European aerospace giant Airbus. The Abu Dhabi-based carrier initially announced the commitment at the Singapore Airshow but has not finalised the order which will see it implement the most-efficient cargo aircraft [read more]

Air cargo news

Airbus gets orders for 14 A350 Freighters

Airbus has won two orders for the Airbus A350F, the freighter variant of the popular long-haul airliner, totalling 14 aircraft at the Singapore Air Show. Singapore Airlines was the first to finalise the deal (originally announced in December) for seven aircraft that will replace its ageing Boeing 747 Freighter fleet. [read more]

Boeing ecoDemonstrator 777
Aviation engineering news

Boeing & Etihad partner on 787-10 ecoDemonstrator

Boeing and Etihad Airways (EY/ETD) have announced a partnership that will see them test ways to reduce emissions and noise while flying with a sustainable fuel using a Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner. The ecoDemonstrator 787-10 is one that is destined to be formally delivered to Etihad later this year. Boeing and [read more]

Etihad Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner (Image: Etihad)

Etihad to increase UK flights from 1st August

Leading Gulf carrier (Etihad EY/ETD) is increasing flights to the UK from the 1st August 2020 as it builds up operations after the virtual grounding due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Like many Gulf airlines, Etihad offers vital worldwide connections through Abu Dhabi allowing passengers to fly onto destinations such as [read more]

Etihad Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner (Image: Etihad)

Etihad to switch to Dreamliner at Manchester

Abu Dhabi based Etihad Airways (EY/ETD) has announced it will start Dreamliner operations at Manchester Airport from November. A Boeing 787-9 will replace the Boeing 777-300ER on one of the two daily flights between Manchester and Abu Dhabi adding an upgraded experience for travelers between the two cities. The Dreamliner [read more]

Etihad A330 (Image: Nick Harding/Max Thrust Digital)

Etihad axes Edinburgh route from September

Etihad appears to have axed the Abu Dhabi – Edinburgh (EDI/EGPH) service from the end of September 2018. According to Routes Online, Etihad closed reservations for the route yesterday with the last flight operating on 30th September 2018. Etihad currently operates the flight between Abu Dhabi and Edinburgh five times [read more]