Etihad

  • Jet-Etihad Airways deal: SC seeks Centre reply on Subramanian Swamy's plea 4 days ago

    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 Jet-Etihad 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 20-50 pc discount on fares July 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Private carrier Jet Airways and its 24 per cent equity partner Etihad on Thursday announced a 20-50 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 Anti-Terrorism Squad on Wednesday. Sources added that the tickets were purchased in cash and they...
  • Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways partners Google to make flight search easier July 8, 2014

    Dubai: Abu Dhabi-based 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 Dhabi-based 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 double-daily frequency will be operated to...
  • Fresh trouble for Jet-Etihad 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 Goyal-led 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 month-long tournament. All 64 games will be transmitted live at 30,000 feet on the airline's modern, wide-bodied 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 debt-ridden SpiceJet by purchasing its parking slots overseas, sources said. Officials of the state-run Qatar Investment Promotion Authority are likely to meet the top brass of SpiceJet shortly, they added. The Kalanithi Maran-promoted 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 2-0 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 first-class cabin May 5, 2014

    Etihad Airways has its luxurious first-class airplane cabin in place for the new Airbus A380. If you can spend a fortune, you can fly like a king with a private three-room 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 show-cause notice to Etihad Airways, asking whether the Abu Dhabi-based 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 show-cause notice to Etihad Airways, asking whether the Abu Dhabi-based 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, Tata-SIA send packing from Indian skies? January 20, 2014

    New Delhi: TATA-SIA, 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 2015-16....
  • 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 4-2 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 777-200 from Air India October 9, 2013

    Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways will buy five Boeing 777-200 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 long-range planes will be delivered from early 2014, subject to approvals. Etihad will use these...
  • SC notices to Centre, others on plea against Jet-Etihad 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 Jet-Etihad 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...
  • SC to hear PIL by Subramanian Swamy challenging Jet-Etihad deal October 8, 2013

    The Supreme Court will hear a PIL by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy challenging the Jet-Etihad deal permitting UAE's national carrier to acquire 24 percent stake in the Indian airline and its approval by the government. A bench of Chief Justice P Sathasivam and Justice Ranjan Gogoi said that the matter would...
  • SC to hear PIL against Jet-Etihad deal October 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a PIL of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy seeking quashing of the Centre's approval to Jet-Etihad Airways deal. A bench comprising Chief Justice P Sathasivam and Ranjan Gogoi said that it would hear the petition on October 8. Mentioning the matter, Swamy...
  • Union Cabinet clears Jet-Etihad stake sale deal October 4, 2013

    Paving the way for the biggest ever foreign investment in India's aviation sector, the Union Cabinet on Thursday cleared Jet Airways' proposed sale of 24 per cent equity to Abu Dhabi-based Etihad, days after the Rs 2,058 crore deal got regulatory clearances. "Yes, it has been cleared," said Civil Aviation Minister...
  • Cabinet nods to Jet-Etihad stake sale deal October 3, 2013

    Paving the way for the biggest ever foreign investment in India's aviation sector, the Union Cabinet on Thursday cleared Jet Airways' proposed sale of 24 per cent equity to Abu Dhabi-based Etihad, days after the Rs 2,058 crore deal got regulatory clearances. "Yes, it has been cleared," said Civil Aviation Minister...
  • Jet-Etihad deal to come up for clearance in Cabinet today October 3, 2013

    New Delhi: The Jet-Etihad deal is likely to get clearance from the Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs on Thursday. Etihad Airways is seeking regulatory approval for its planned Rs 2,058 crore stake in Jet Airways. As per the deal, Etihad will nominate three executives on Jet board. According to reports, Etihad...
  • Pellegrini's Guardiola jinx stands tall as Man City take on Bayern October 1, 2013

    Manchester Manuel Pellegrini's record against Pep Guardiola is a sorry one but he gets another chance to finally put one over his tormentor when Manchester City host holders Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Wednesday. During his time in La Liga the Chilean was in the opposing dugout to former...
  • Fergie factor figures in first Ferguson-free Manchester derby September 20, 2013

    Manchester: The first Manchester derby of the post-Alex Ferguson era takes place with the former United manager's influence keenly felt after he timed his praise for striker Wayne Rooney to coincide with the build-up to Sunday's game. Ferguson was critical of the England striker's form last season and the Scot's disclosure...
  • Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways plans expansion push into India September 19, 2013

    Etihad Airways is expanding operations in India with more flights and wide-bodied jets, building on its deal with Jet Airways(JET.NS) as it eyes growth in one of the fastest growing markets. The Abu Dhabi airline, which is buying a 24 percent stake in the Indian operator, announced a threefold increase in...