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FDI reform lifted mood in aviation industry: Ajit Singh


September 21st, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Friday said the government's open-sky policy for foreign investment in domestic airlines has positively affected sentiments in the aviation industry, ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi tourism eyes Russian market


September 12th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 12 (IANS/WAM) A UAE delegation will participate in a Russian travel show next week in a bid to attract more tourists to the country.The 16-member delegation will ... Read more...

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Etihad, Alitalia to launch Rome-Abu Dhabi flights


August 25th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 24 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, and Italian flag carrier Alitalia have announced direct Rome-Abu Dhabi flights from December.Alitalia will operate four weekly ... Read more...

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Etihad to run daily Brisbane-Abu Dhabi flights


August 16th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 16 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates' Etihad Airways will run flights between Brisbane and Abu Dhabi on daily basis from Feb 1, 2013.The airlines has announced its ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways to fly daily to Vietnam


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 22 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the flag carrier of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will launch daily flights to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam's commercial capital and most ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways wins Airbus award


July 8th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 7 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the flag carrier of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has been awarded the "Top Operational Excellence Award" by Airbus for its fleet of ... Read more...

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Etihad appoints general manager for Brazil


June 12th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 11 (IANS/WAM) UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways has appointed Juan Torres as its general manager in Brazil.The appointment of Torres comes after Etihad announced flights to Sao ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways buys stake in Virgin Australia


June 7th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 7 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has announced it has acquired a 4.99 percent equity stake in Virgin Australia Holdings.Etihad ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways to fly to Brazil


June 4th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 3 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways Sunday unveiled plans to fly to Brazil, the airline's first South American destination."Brazil is a logical next step for us and will mark ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways to launch flights to Ahmedabad


May 29th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways Monday said that it will start daily flights to Ahmedabad from November 2012."Addition of Ahmedabad will make significant contributions to traffic ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways to host airline symposium


May 17th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 16 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), will host the International Air Transport Association (IATA) World Passenger Symposium (WPS) 2012 ... Read more...

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Etihad launches flights to Iraq’s Basra


April 16th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 16 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has launched a flight from Abu Dhabi to Basra in Iraq.The new Airbus A320 ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways launches recruitment drive in Oman


April 16th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 16 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has launched a recruitment drive to hire 400 new employees from Oman by the ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways’ revenue surges 28 percent


April 4th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 3 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways continued its growth in the first quarter of current year with a 28 percent rise in revenue to $989 million over the corresponding ... Read more...

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Etihad launches flights to Nairobi


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 2 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways has launched its first flight to Nairobi, it was announced Monday.The daily two-class A320 service is the airline's first ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways to serve fresh, organic food on flights


March 17th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 17 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the flag carrier of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), will now supply fresh, organic food in its flights' first class.Etihad Airways has entered ... Read more...

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Air expo opens in Abu Dhabi


March 7th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 6 (IANS/WAM) A three-day aviation exhibition open here Tuesday at the Al Bateen Executive Airport.It was inaugurated by Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council Sheikh Hazza ... Read more...

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Etihad launches flights to Shanghai


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 2 (IANS/WAM) UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways has launched five weekly direct flights between Abu Dhabi and Shanghai.The airline will operate the Airbus A330-300 on the route.Etihad ... Read more...

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Etihad starts codeshare flights with Chinese carrier


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 1 (IANS/WAM) UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways has commenced codeshare flights with Hainan Airlines of China, it was announced Thursday.This is Abu Dhabi-based airline's first ever codeshare ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways to fly non-stop daily to Washington


February 24th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 23 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways Thursday announced the launch of non-stop daily flights to Washington, the airline's fourth destination in North America, from March 31 2013.Etihad Airways' new ... Read more...

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UAE envoy meets Irish finance minister


February 9th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Dublin, Feb 8 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Ireland Khaled Nasser Lootah met Irish Foreign Minister Eamon Gilmore Wednesday.The Irish minister lauded progress the UAE-Ireland bonds were witnessing ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi airport auctions tickets


February 6th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 5 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi International Airport Sunday launched an online auction for 60 tickets to 30 destinations.The initiative, in collaboration with the Etihad Airways, was launched ... Read more...

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Air Seychelles announces flights to Abu Dhabi


February 3rd, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 3 (IANS) Air Seychelles Friday announced direct flights from Seychelles' largest island of Mahe to Abu Dhabi.This follows last week's announcement that UAE's Etihad Airways will form ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways bags best airline award


January 13th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 13 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has been named the world's leading airlines at the World Travel Awards for the ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways signs MoU with International Golden Group


January 10th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 10 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates' national airline Etihad Airways has signed a memorandum of understanding with International Golden Group (IGG) to offer their employees with tailored ... Read more...

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Etihad signs $1 bn deal with aviation tech firm


December 21st, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 21 (IANS/WAM) UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways Wednesday signed a deal worth over $1 billion with aviation computer technology provider Sabre Airline Solutions.The 10-year deal will see ... Read more...

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Etihad buys 29 percent stake in Air Berlin


December 19th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 19 (IANS/WAM) UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways has bought a 29.21 percent stake in Air Berlin, it was announced Monday.The deal will bring the total number of ... Read more...

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UAE airline places $2.8 bn order for Boeing planes


December 13th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Dec 13 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' Etihad Airways announced Monday that it would order 10 787-9 Dreamliners and two Boeing 777 Freighters in a deal worth $2.8 billion. ... Read more...

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Etihad buying 12 Boeings for about $3 bn


December 13th, 2011 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 12 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, Monday announced that it was buying 10 more Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners in a deal which ... Read more...

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UAE, Cote d’Ivoire sign air services agreement


December 7th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 6 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has signed an air services agreement with Cote d'Ivoire, it was announced here Tuesday.Omar Bin Ghaleb, deputy director general of the UAE General Civil ... Read more...

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UAE, Kenya sign pact on avoiding double taxation


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 22 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Kenya have signed an agreement on avoiding double taxation.The agreement was signed by UAE Minister of State for Financial Affairs Obaid Humaid ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host tourism summit


November 22nd, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 21 (IANS/WAM) The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) will hold its 13th global summit here in 2013, it was announced Monday.The ADTA and Etihad Airways will ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways starts service to Seychelles


November 7th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Victoria (Seychelles), Nov 6 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways' inaugural flight to the Seychelles touched down at the international airport in Mahe Sunday afternoon.Flight EY622 was greeted with a traditional water cannon ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways wins Best Business Class award


October 28th, 2011 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 27 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has won the award for "Best Business Class" at the 2011 Biz Travel Forum ... Read more...

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Etihad revenue up 39 percent


October 5th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 5 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways Wednesday said its revenue surged by 39 percent to $1.1 billion in the third quarter of the current fiscal.Etihad's revenues were $785 million ... Read more...

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