ETIHAD GUEST PROGRAMME WELCOMES AIR EUROPA AS NEW AIRLINE PARTNER

Etihad Guest, the award-winning loyalty programme for Etihad Airways, has announced a new partnership with Air Europa, enhancing the benefits for its members by allowing them to earn and spend Etihad Guest Miles when flying with the Spanish carrier. The partnership allows members to also accumulate miles on codeshare flights operated and marketed by Etihad Airways in partnership with Air Europa. In addition, Etihad Guest members can redeem miles for tickets across the Air Europa network. Yasser Al Yousuf, Etihad Guest Managing Director, said: “We pride ourselves on providing our members with some of the most wide-ranging travel benefit offers … Continue reading ETIHAD GUEST PROGRAMME WELCOMES AIR EUROPA AS NEW AIRLINE PARTNER

Global aviation safety procedures and regulations to be analyzed amidst emergent challenges

Addressing the emergent safety challenges of the rapidly transforming global aviation industry, the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority is hosting the World Aviation Safety Summit (WASS), returning to Dubai this year in its sixth edition. Taking place on 11 and 12 December, WASS 2018 will examine responses to new safety threats such as carry-on powders, and highlight important tools and key strategies for maintaining air travel’s standing as one of the safest forms of mass transportation in the world. The Summit brings together local and international stakeholders and provides them with a platform to review and examine the implementation of cutting-edge … Continue reading Global aviation safety procedures and regulations to be analyzed amidst emergent challenges

ETIHAD AIRWAYS OPERATES ICONIC A380 TO MALDIVES TO CELEBRATE NEW MALE RUNWAY OPENING

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has marked the opening of the new runway at Velana International Airport in the Maldives by operating one of its Airbus A380 aircraft to the island nation. The new 3,400 metre-long and 60-metre-wide runway is the first in the Maldives capable of supporting an A380. The special Etihad operation was piloted by First Officer, Ali Ahuson, who is from The Maldives. Etihad Airways’ A380 features a total capacity of 496 seats – up to two guests in The Residence, nine First Apartments, 70 Business Studios and 415 Economy Smart Seats. … Continue reading ETIHAD AIRWAYS OPERATES ICONIC A380 TO MALDIVES TO CELEBRATE NEW MALE RUNWAY OPENING

ETIHAD AIRWAYS CONGRATULATES FIRST UAE ASTRONAUTS WHO WILL BE SENT TO THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION

Etihad Airways has offered its heartfelt congratulations to Emiratis, Hazza Al Mansouri and Sultan Al Nayadi, who have been selected as the first Arab Nationals to visit the International Space Station. Hazza and Sultan were chosen ahead of more than 4,000 candidates for the landmark mission to the habitable satellite hovering above earth. The Emirati pair conducted extensive medical examinations performed by specialists at the Etihad Aeromedical Centre in June as part of their selection process. Etihad also conducted medical assessments for 95 Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre astronaut candidates who were shortlisted for the UAE Astronaut Programme. Dr. Nadia … Continue reading ETIHAD AIRWAYS CONGRATULATES FIRST UAE ASTRONAUTS WHO WILL BE SENT TO THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION

Abu Dhabi Airports Launches ‘Flight of the Children of Zayed’ Initiative

Abu Dhabi Airports organizes trip for 31 orphans to Sir Bani Yas Island  Abu Dhabi Airports has launched its ‘Flight of the Children of Zayed’ initiative. In collaboration with Emirates Red Crescent, Abu Dhabi Airports organized a trip for 31 orphans on August 31stto Sir Bani Yas Island. The initiative falls within the framework of Abu Dhabi Airports’ ongoing corporate social responsibility and Year of Zayed program. Abu Dhabi Airports is committed to organizing various social initiatives and sponsoring charities in line with its vision of becoming the world’s leading airports group. As a part of the ‘Flight of the … Continue reading Abu Dhabi Airports Launches ‘Flight of the Children of Zayed’ Initiative