Topic archives: Etihad

Oops, why non-stops to Europe aren’t going to ‘kill’ Middle East hubs

Oops, why non-stops to Europe aren’t going to ‘kill’ Middle East hubs

October 17, 2017 24

Airbus makes it clear that the Middle East is a huge growth zone not just a place to refuel, or interrupt a flight to Europe

Rare comments made by Emirates about an Etihad merger

Rare comments made by Emirates about an Etihad merger

October 12, 2017 11

It's about 14 years since reporters have sought answers about a possible merger between Emirates and Etihad and we have almost enough words about this yesterday as heard in all of them in total

What will Etihad do to Virgin Australia with new managers?

What will Etihad do to Virgin Australia with new managers?

October 2, 2017 9

Etihad has chosen who will lead it, but where that will be is the question

Emirates shelves its enthusiasm for lots of shiny new Airbuses or Boeings

Emirates shelves its enthusiasm for lots of shiny new Airbuses or Boeings

September 10, 2017 33

Emirates gives fair warning that rapid expansion is part of a glorious past

Etihad pursues a path more conventional after investment calamities

Etihad pursues a path more conventional after investment calamities

August 29, 2017 1

Etihad's investment strategy implosion is starting to cause major ripples around the world

Fortunes of SingaporeAir and Etihad appear to be rising

Fortunes of SingaporeAir and Etihad appear to be rising

July 27, 2017 2

Can Etihad do a Qantas style massive writedown and profit from it? Is SingaporeAir on a roll? What might they try to with their Virgin Australia investments?

Etihad’s Darwinian evolution falls extinct, who is next?

Etihad’s Darwinian evolution falls extinct, who is next?

July 21, 2017 1

Darwin Airline's evolution as an Etihad investment in regional European flights has turned fossil

Emirates drops A380s Sydney-Auckland but wait, there will be more news soon

Emirates drops A380s Sydney-Auckland but wait, there will be more news soon

June 1, 2017 8

No Sydney-Auckland A380s could be just a curtain raiser to further Emirates initiatives

Etihad’s global strategy crisis becomes more visible

Etihad’s global strategy crisis becomes more visible

May 9, 2017 6

Things have come undone very publicly in the Etihad camp

Etihad doubles up on Sydney A380 flights from October 29

Etihad doubles up on Sydney A380 flights from October 29

April 26, 2017 2

Etihad's move to all A380 flights at Sydney underlines seat shortages caused by airport's limitations

US curbs on Middle East carriers continue to backfire

US curbs on Middle East carriers continue to backfire

April 25, 2017 7

The Trump administrations pandering to anti Middle East carrier lobbying hasn't stopped Etihad and now Qatar Airways from growing their US routes

Emirates trims US flights, what could it trim next?

Emirates trims US flights, what could it trim next?

April 20, 2017 20

The madness in America in relation to only those lithium ion batteries used on major ME carriers is starting to hurt a big Boeing customer

Laptop ban confounds airlines, safety experts, risks causing air disasters

Laptop ban confounds airlines, safety experts, risks causing air disasters

March 22, 2017 26

Banning laptops on successful ME airlines flying to America may have unintended and lethal consequences

More muffled mutterings about an Emirates-Etihad merger denied

More muffled mutterings about an Emirates-Etihad merger denied

March 10, 2017 8

Reports speculating on a merger between the two UAEĀ carriers are missing the bigger changes in aviation facing both

Etihad and Lufthansa move ever closer together against .. who?

Etihad and Lufthansa move ever closer together against .. who?

December 17, 2016 2

There is a change of rhetoric going on between Lufthansa and Etihad that might remind us of Qantas and Emirates before they became best friends

airberlin pays dearly for its contempt for grammar and other mistakes

airberlin pays dearly for its contempt for grammar and other mistakes

September 30, 2016 2

If this had been happening in Australia, airberlin would have closed down and auctioned its routes and assets

Virgin Australia restores Melbourne LAX 777s and puts A330s on Perth-Abu Dhabi

September 20, 2016 8

It might only have small wide body fleets but Virgin Australia is working them like there is no tomorrow

Values for used big jets are sick and not just for A380s

Values for used big jets are sick and not just for A380s

September 15, 2016 9

Inflicting pain on customers has become an accounting necessity for modern airlines

US takes no action against Middle East global carriers

US takes no action against Middle East global carriers

August 3, 2016 6

The US decision has implications for attempts in Australia to ban or restrict Middle East carriers like Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways

Emirates goes double daily Perth A380s from today

August 1, 2016 18

Airbus A380s continue to give Emirates exceptional market success in supposedly unlikely places