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  • Etihad Airways introduces MicrobeBarrier face protection for premium passengers

     Wednesday, August 5, 2020

    Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has launched innovative new protective wear for First and Business class guests. As part of its new health and hygiene programme, Etihad Wellness, premium passengers will receive a snood style facemask for …

  • Etihad and Boeing extend partnership with sustainability-focused ecodemonstrator testing

     Thursday, July 23, 2020

    Etihad Airways and Boeing will work together starting in August on the seventh iteration of the ecoDemonstratorprogramme to test innovative technologies in the air, building on the core innovation and sustainability tenets of their strategic partnership signed in November 2019. …

  • Etihad Airways adds more destinations to hand baggage only fare

     Thursday, July 16, 2020

    Etihad Airways has expanded its hand baggage only ‘Deal Fare’ which allows travellers to purchase lower fares in Economy Class if no checked baggage is required, to include destinations across Europe and Asia. The ‘Deal Fare’ includes a complimentary carry-on …

  • Finland’s national airline Finnair raises €501 million

     Monday, July 6, 2020

    The national airline of Finland, Finnair has raised €501 million in a share offering that was so popular, it was oversubscribed by 11%. The fundraising effort was indented to boost Finnair’s financial position and the company, which is more than …

  • Lufthansa, Emirates and Qatar Airways start operations

     Friday, July 3, 2020

    Most of the international flights resume its operations. Amidst coronavirus outbreak, international flight operations which had been suspended, are now resuming across the world.  In India, the resumption in operations for commercial international passenger flights is expected to begin from …

  • Hamad International Airport certified by BSI for Excellence in Business Continuity Management

     Tuesday, June 23, 2020

    Hamad International Airport (HIA) has announced that it is one of the first airports in the world to be awarded ISO 22301:2012 Business Continuity Management System Certification by British Standards Institution (BSI). The certification is a testament to HIA’s commitment …

  • Hamad International Airport introduces latest technologies to escalate passengers and employees safety

     Wednesday, May 20, 2020

    Hamad International Airport (HIA), one of the most important airports in Arabian Gulf region has implemented the newest technologies to optimise passenger and employee saf

  • Hamad International Airport ranked as third best airport in the world

     Monday, May 11, 2020

    Hamad International Airport has been ranked the “Third Best Airport in the World”, among 550 airports worldwide, by the SKYTRAX World Airport Awards 2020. Rising from fourth position in 2019 to third in 2020, Hamad International Airport has been steadily rising in the ‘world’s best airports’ rankings since the start of its operations in 2014.

  • Post COVID-19 Travel: Airfare can soar 50 per cent if middle seats are left empty

     Thursday, May 7, 2020

    Most of the global travellers should buy hefty air ticket prices, if the airline carriers are expected to maintain social distancing measures on flights to reduce chances of COVID-19 infection, with airlines warning that recovery from this global pandemic could be severely jeopardised if middle seats are left empty. Brian Pearce, chief economist said on behalf of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said that the international and domestic airfares could soar by 54 per cent for travellers in Asia-Pacific Region, the highest worldwide, as airlines would be operating at nearly 40 per cent lower capacity if the middle seats were eliminated. It is also said that by removing the middle seats, the cost of providing services is higher, eventually airlines will have to reflect that in fares to have viable operations.

  • Etihad Airways advises on operational status and outlines re-start plans

     Monday, April 20, 2020

    Etihad Airways has provided an update on its current and planned operations as COVID-19 travel restrictions remain in place around the world.       Subject to UAE government imposed travel restrictions being lifted on passenger travel, Etihad plans to …

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