July 27, 2016
Etihad is staying the course at Virgin Australia as speculation continues about a future contest for control of Australia's second largest airline
June 23, 2016 1
They may have different business models, but Emirates and Etihad have continuous route expansion in common
June 15, 2016 8
ME giant Etihad appears to be a happy prisoner of the Virgin Australia restructuring deal and it's likely Tigerair will boost VA's international expansion in competition with Jetstar
June 15, 2016
With a pile of new money and fleet cutbacks, and two new China stakeholders, Virgin Australia is about to become something different to what it is now
June 10, 2016 6
A major China play for Virgin Australia seems to be on, but will Singapore Airlines try to take out its PRC rivals?
May 19, 2016 18
There was a time when Alitalia was 'the' international carrier for Carlton and Leichhardt and similar Australian-Italian enclaves, and it could be on the way back
March 21, 2016 4
This is an awkward moment for Virgin Australia in that today’s announcement of a $425 million unsecured loan from its rich and powerful airline backers buys it more time to fix its finances.
November 20, 2015 16
Incoming from next October, up to 28 more Emirates and Etihad A380s arrivals and departures a week at the Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth gateways.
November 12, 2015
The significance of Singapore Airlines and Lufthansa working as one in Germany wouldn’t be lost on Etihad and its one third stake in AirBerlin. This is all about the Changi hub versus the Middle East hubs, as well as a strike back at the ME3 in general.
October 26, 2015 8
An Etihad A380 a day from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi from 1 June next year is set to transform competition on the lucrative routes between Victoria and London and other European cities.
August 24, 2015 1
Following the changes already made by many other airlines, Etihad will require its loyal customers to pay more for their ‘reward’ points under a revised ‘more choice’ booking scheme which will take effect from 14 September.
June 1, 2015 4
There is far more to Etihad’s ambitions in Australia than the Airbus A380 that upscaled its Sydney-Abu Dhabi services today.
May 16, 2015 27
Let’s consider the possible consequences if the major US airlines, American, Delta and United, succeed in restricting if not reversing the expansion of the major middle east carriers Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways.
April 9, 2015
As promised earlier this year, Virgin Australia keeps adding new international codeshares with Etihad that can compete with the Qantas-Emirates partnership.
March 19, 2015 24
Something doesn't add up in the hysterical push by American carriers to shut out Arab airlines. Could their appetite for buying into European, even Australian airlines, be the real reason for attacking them?
February 5, 2015 6
Are airlines keeping up with demand for inflight internet, or are you risking your money on crummy connections?
February 2, 2015 11
Etihad has posted another stunning year of operational growth, and as it seems to always relish doing, left analysts struggling for epithets because it isn’t relating this to its financial performance.
December 27, 2014 17
Seeking a Qantas bypass, airports ask for more Qatar, Emirates and Etihad jets in a cause that will inflame protectionist versus free trader conflicts
December 19, 2014 13
Unprecedented luxury fittings in airliners were on show in Abu Dhabi on Thursday when Etihad Airways unveiled its first Airbus A380 and Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.
December 18, 2014 4
Why there needs to be a discussion about transport infrastructure costs in Australia, whether in airports, rail or roads.