Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways aims to attract more Tourists to the Emirates

EtihadTo attract more tourists to visit Abu Dhabi, Etihad Airways is launching a company that shall organize desert safaris, hotel stays and other services.

The company, Hala Abu Dhabi, shall be headquartered in the capital and most of the professionals working for the company shall be Emiratis.

Etihad to offer better services on Manchester-UAE route

etihad-airwaysThe Middle Eastern carrier Etihad has announced to boost capacity on the Manchester-Abu Dhabi route by providing better connectivity between the two regions. The move would help business and other travelers to visit respective places with more convenience and comfort.

Etihad Airways to increase flight capacity

Etihad-Airways-LogoEtihad Airways has announced to add it capacity by 60 per cent providing better services between Manchester and Abu Dhabi from June. The carrier would introduce a B777-300, having a capacity of 412 passengers, in its fleet replacing 262-seater A330-200 aircraft.

Etihad to Charge Passengers for a Second Baggage

The UAE's national carrier, Etihad Airways, is cited to consider charging passengers for a second piece of baggage in a view to boost its revenue, as weakening yields continue to put airlines in troubling waters in 2010, claims a top official.

"It will be a tough year but we're bullish", James Hogan said. "Like any other business we'll have to focus on our cost but we're also growing as a business".

Service started by Etihad's new private first class suite

This month saw the commencement of Etihad Airways' luxury first class suites on its Airbus A340-600 service, which operates between Abu Dhabi and London Heathrow.

Customers who travel in the state-of-the- art private suite, get an extra-large leather seat, which can be extended to a fully-flat 80.5 inch bed, along with an extra large wood-finished table for dining.

Furthermore, each suite has a 23 inch wide-screen LCD screen, with in-flight entertainment offering over 600 hours of on-demand programmes.

Code-sharing pact signed by Etihad, American Airlines

A code sharing agreement has been signed by the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) national carrier, Etihad Airways, with the American Airlines. With this agreement, the travelers from the region would benefit a lot.

The airline confirmed via a statement that it will be from this week that the new agreement will come into effect. By 2nd September, Ethiad Airways will commence its first fights to Chicago.