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  • Jet Airways plans to take back two Boeing 777s from Etihad Yesterday

    New Delhi: Jet Airways, which plans to enhance its services on the US routes, may ask its strategic investment partner Etihad to return two of its Boeing-777 planes which are currently on lease with the Gulf-based carrier. The private carrier has leased out seven wide-bodied planes to Etihad, which holds 24...
  • Jet Airways seeks to 'enhance presence' in US market April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The Naresh Goyal-promoted Jet Airways would soon draw up plans to expand in the US skies following the restoration last week by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of India's aviation safety rating to Category-1, sources have said. The airline would also take on board its strategic investment partner Etihad while...
  • Mishap involving two Gulf aircraft over Indian skies averted April 1, 2015

    The two aircraft (Emirates and Etihad Airways) flights came close to each other while flying in opposite directions. Mumbai ATC alerted one of the flight commanders in time. The incident occurred on the intervening night of March 29 and 30. Emirates flight was heading to Dubai from Seychelles while Etihad...
  • Near miss by Etihad, Emirates flights over Mumbai airspace March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: A possible mishap involving aircraft of two Gulf carriers over Indian airspace early on Monday was averted when Mumbai ATC alerted one of the commanders, aviation sources said on Tuesday. The incident involving Emirates and Etihad Airways was reported to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, which has...
  • Nicole Kidman face of Etihad Airway's new brand campaign March 16, 2015

    Dubai: Oscar-winning Australian actress Nicole Kidman has been appointed as the global brand ambassador of Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways' new campaign. On the new TV commercial, the 47-year-old Hollywood beauty is both the star and narrator of the feature, which will be shown on global TV stations and social media. The still...
  • Qatar Airways interested in more airline stakes, including IndiGo March 5, 2015

    Berlin: Qatar Airways would like to raise its stake in the owner of British Airways and Iberia at some point and may invest in other well-run airlines, its chief executive said on Wednesday. Qatar Airways bought a 9.99 per cent stake in International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) in January, aiming to...
  • Etihad passengers complain of 12-hour wait on tarmac January 5, 2015

    San Fransico: Hundreds of air travelers landed in San Francisco, safe but irritated after a 28-hour overseas flight they say included 12 hours on a tarmac in the Middle East without food or accurate flight information. Tempers grew short on Etihad Airways Flight 183 when fog in the city of Abu...
  • Unidentified plane spotted by Etihad flight over Mumbai September 6, 2014

    Mumbai: An unidentified aircraft on Saturday caused a security scare in Mumbai airspace after it was spotted by an Etihad Airways flight and reported to the air traffic control (ATC) here, official sources said. The incident was also reported to the Chennai ATC to establish the identity of the plane, the...
  • JetEtihad Airways deal: SC seeks Centre reply on Subramanian Swamy's plea August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought Centre's response within four weeks on pleas by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy seeking Cabinet note concerning JetEtihad Airways deal and copy of the transcript of tapped telephonic conversation of former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia in which she had allegedly talked about civil...
  • Jet Airways pilots warn of agitation over salary arrears August 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Jet Airways pilots have warned the management of agitation if the airline fails to offer a concrete plan on payment of arrears amounting to Rs 100 crore by August 20, sources said. When contacted, Jet Airways denied having received any such ultimatum from pilots. The threat comes a day...
  • Jet Airways, Etihad woo passengers with 2050 pc discount on fares July 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Private carrier Jet Airways and its 24 per cent equity partner Etihad on Thursday announced a 2050 per cent special limited period discount on fares across 135 international destinations of the two carriers. "Both economy and business class travellers of Jet Airways and Etihad Airways availing this special offer will...
  • Missing Mumbai men left by Etihad flight, tickets purchased in cash: ATS sources July 16, 2014

    Mumbai: There's been a little headway in the case of the four missing Mumbai men with investigation revealing that the four men left on May 25 at 5 am by Etihad flight, said sources in the AntiTerrorism Squad on Wednesday. Sources added that the tickets were purchased in cash and they...
  • Abu Dhabibased Etihad Airways partners Google to make flight search easier July 8, 2014

    Dubai: Abu Dhabibased Etihad Airways has struck a partnership with Google to make it more convenient for travellers to check the airline's flight schedules and fares using the search engine. Using Flight Search application of Google, travellers in the US, Canada, the UK, the Netherlands, Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Poland and...
  • Etihad partners Google to make flight search easier July 8, 2014

    Dubai: Abu Dhabibased Etihad Airways has struck a partnership with Google to make it more convenient for travellers to check the airline's flight schedules and fares using the search engine. Using Flight Search application of Google, travellers in the US, Canada, the UK, the Netherlands, Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Poland and...
  • Etihad Airways to start more flights between India and UAE July 1, 2014

    Dubai: Etihad Airways will start more flights from the UAE to India by increasing the frequency of flights to Kochi, Bangalore, Chennai, Kozhikode and Hyderabad this summer, the country's national carrier said on Tuesday. Due to strong demand from business and leisure travellers, a doubledaily frequency will be operated to...
  • Fresh trouble for JetEtihad deal; Singapore begins scrutiny June 19, 2014

    Singapore: In fresh trouble for Indian carrier Jet Airways' alliance with Abu Dhabi's Etihad, fair trade watchdog in Singapore has begun a scrutiny of the deal to probe any possible violation of its competition laws. The deal, which involves purchase of a 24 per cent stake in Naresh Goyalled Jet...
  • Etihad Airways to Telecast World Cup Matches Live June 12, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Passengers on board Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, will enjoy every FIFA World Cup football match live on all of the carrier's long haul aircraft during the monthlong tournament. All 64 games will be transmitted live at 30,000 feet on the airline's modern, widebodied fleet of...
  • SpiceJet close to selling some overseas slots to Qatar Airways May 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Gulf carrier Qatar Airways is likely to invest in the debtridden SpiceJet by purchasing its parking slots overseas, sources said. Officials of the staterun Qatar Investment Promotion Authority are likely to meet the top brass of SpiceJet shortly, they added. The Kalanithi Maranpromoted domestic airline had earlier this week said...
  • Etihad Airways announces incentives for students flying abroad May 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Eyeing the large Indian student community aspiring for admissions in universities across the US and UK, gulf airline Etihad on Tuesday announced a special programme which allows an additional baggage of 10 kg and other benefits, ahead of the academic session. The programme 'Edufly' will commence from June 1 and...
  • Noisy neighbours Manchester City bask in ultimate humiliation of United May 12, 2014

    A huge roar erupted in the Etihad Stadium on Sunday as the final Premier League table was displayed on the giant screens with Manchester City on top and Manchester United's name highlighted in seventh place. City's 20 win over West Ham secured the title on the final day of the season...
  • Manchester City confident of winning EPL title May 8, 2014

    Manchester: Manager Manuel Pellegrini expects Manchester City to be crowned English champions for the second time in three seasons with his side needing only a point from their final home game against West Ham United on Sunday. City will win the Premier League unless Sam Allardyce's West Ham pull off a...
  • Photos: Private butlers, showers and Ferrari upholstery: Inside Etihad Airways' newly launched, lavish firstclass cabin May 5, 2014

    Etihad Airways has its luxurious firstclass airplane cabin in place for the new Airbus A380. If you can spend a fortune, you can fly like a king with a private threeroom suite along with a butler. The airline calls this cabin 'The Residence' considering how it features a living room,...
  • Former AI executive director's plea against Jet-Etihad deal dismissed March 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The Competition Appellate Tribunal on Thursday dismissed the appeal challenging fair trade watchdog CCI's approval for the Rs 2,060 crore Jet-Etihad deal, saying the appellant does not have "locus standi" to file the plea. Former Air India Executive Director Jitendra Bhargava had filed the appeal questioning the decision of...
  • SEBI issues notice to Etihad on Jet deal: Report February 17, 2014

    Mumbai: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has issued a showcause notice to Etihad Airways, asking whether the Abu Dhabibased carrier violated takeover rules in acquiring a 24 per cent stake in Jet Airways, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said. SEBI issued the notice to Etihad...
  • SEBI issues notice to Etihad on Jet deal: Sources February 16, 2014

    Mumbai: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has issued a showcause notice to Etihad Airways, asking whether the Abu Dhabibased carrier violated takeover rules in acquiring a 24 percent stake in Jet Airways, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said. SEBI issued the notice to Etihad...
  • Who will AirAsia India, TataSIA send packing from Indian skies? January 20, 2014

    New Delhi: TATASIA, the new airline expected to be launched next year, will surely be a game changer and will have a strategic impact on the aviation industry. However, the shockwaves resulting from the two Tata joint ventures (with Singapore Airlines and AirAsia Bhd), will be felt only from 201516....
  • Manchester City still improving after reaching 100 goals: Pellegrini January 19, 2014

    Rampant Manchester City steamed through the 100 barrier as goals continued to rain down at The Etihad Stadium in a 42 Premier League win over Cardiff City on Saturday. Edin Dzeko struck after 14 minutes to bring up the milestone and further goals from Jesus Navas, Yaya Toure and Sergio Aguero...
  • Etihad wins CCI nod for $325 mn Jet Air stake buy November 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Etihad's $325 million deal to buy a 24 per cent stake in Jet Airways, the regulator said on its website on Tuesday. Jet said last month it expected to complete the transaction this quarter. It already has the cabinet's approval. "...the Commission...
  • UAE's Etihad Airways to buy 5 Boeing 777200 from Air India October 9, 2013

    Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways will buy five Boeing 777200 aircraft from Air India, the United Arab Emirates' carrier said in a statement on Wednesday. The two airlines signed a letter of intent this week and the longrange planes will be delivered from early 2014, subject to approvals. Etihad will use these...
  • SC notices to Centre, others on plea against JetEtihad deal October 8, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought response from the Centre on a petition filed by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy seeking a stay on the JetEtihad Airways deal. The apex court issued notices to the Centre, ministries and departments concerned, Jet Airways and UAE's Etihad Airways on the petition challenging the deal...