Etihad Airways

World's longest flight routes revealed

This Friday, one of the world's longest routes will take off for the first time from Houston to Sydney.<p>United Airlines flight 101 leaves at 8pm for …

Airlines

Etihad Almost Bought the Worst Airline in the World

Pakistan International Airlines is the worst airline in the world. Best known for sacrificing a goat for safety and flying with more passengers than …

Airlines

These airplane 'seats' are the closest thing to your bed at home

Etihad Residence - a private lavatory, a sitting area and a bed, a real bed, that accommodates two people.<p>Airlines make a big deal about the comfort …

Airlines

What you didn’t see in Game of Thrones

Dubrovnik’s good looks have earned it cult status in fantasy TV series <i>Game of Thrones</i>, but a date with Croatia’s pin-up city reveals more than just a …

Europe

British Airways owner IAG "remains hopeful" of wrapping up Niki acquisition

British Airways owner IAG said today it "remains hopeful" of being able to complete the acquisition of Austrian airline Niki, after a back-and-forth …

Airlines

Dead Body Found On Hawaii Airport, Runway Closed Pending Investigation

A dead body was discovered by the Honolulu police on the runway of the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, Hawaii, on Saturday.<p>According to …

Aviation

Could Gulf carriers move on pre-election Pakistan airline sale?

Author: ReutersSun, 2018-01-14 17:15ID: 1515941802194126600ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will try to privatize its national airline before general elections …

United Arab Emirates

Italian government mulling three offers for ailing Alitalia

"I can confirm that the goal is to complete a deal before the elections", Economic Development Minister Carlo Calenda said on the La7 television …

Italy

Flight cancellations fiasco costs Ryanair crown as Europe's biggest airline

Lufthansa pips Irish carrier to top of the list after carrying 130 million passengers in 2017.<p>Ryanair has lost its crown as Europe's largest airline …

Airlines

WestJet Prepares for Global Expansion

<b>Airline welcomes three new senior leaders to the tea</b>m<p>CALGARY, Jan. 11, 2018 /CNW/ – WestJet today announced three new vice-presidents will be joining …

Flying

The Battle for Business Class Passengers

It’s​ ​where​ ​airlines​ ​make​ ​their​ ​highest yield ​and​ ​what​ ​every​ ​ top​ ​ carrier​ ​ ​is vying​ ​for— ​business​ ​class​ ​passengers. …

Airlines

Runaway cow moos away flights from runway

In recent times, runways in Indian airports have been invaded by a variety of mammals – ranging from hyenas and jackals at the international airport …

Aviation

What India can learn from Italy about selling its national carrier

India’s cleared the path for 49% foreign direct investment (FDI) in Air India, possibly the most decisive move yet to privatise the national carrier over a decade after the idea was first mooted.<p>While the Tata group, Ajay Singh-led SpiceJet, and Qatar Airlines are said to be interested in it, there …

Airlines

Why easing of FDI caps by Narendra Modi govt is largely cosmetic, changes little on the ground - Firstpost

<b>New Delhi:</b> There have been loud cheers for liberalisation in foreign direct investment (FDI) norms by the government but the cheerleaders have …

India

Newborn Baby Found Dead, Wrapped In Plastic Bag In Airplane Bathroom

A 37-year-old woman has been arrested after the newborn was found dead by cleaners.<p>A 37-year-old woman has been arrested after a newborn was found …

Abu Dhabi

Credit woes of Steinhoff and Carillion resonate in Germany

Steinhoff International and Carillion, whose share prices have slumped by about 90 per cent over the past year, have another thing in common: both …

Earnings Preview: What To Expect From Delta Air Lines On Thursday

Delta Air Lines Inc is scheduled to release earnings before Thursday’s open. The stock hit a record high of $56.84/share in 2017 and is currently trading just below that level. The stock is prone to big moves after reporting earnings and can easily gap up if the numbers are strong. Conversely, if …

Airlines

At Kennedy, the Planes Just Wouldn’t Stop Coming

The harsh winter storm had passed. In its aftermath, parts of the airport were overloaded, jammed with planes that had been kept on the ground during the storm. But screens showed bright yellow airplane icons — incoming flights — approaching, with many more on the way.<p>One by one they landed. Unused …

New York City

Newborn found dead in airplane bathroom

The body of a newborn was found wrapped in a plastic bag and stashed in the bathroom of an Etihad Airways plane after the mother gave birth during …

Abu Dhabi

Emirates, Etihad Sign MoU for Security - Avionics

File photo<p>The United Arab Emirates’ two leading airlines, Emirates and Etihad, have just signed a “historic” agreement, Emirates said. Emirates Group …

Airlines

Indonesian woman arrested after leaving new born baby in Eithad plane bathroom

A 37-year-old Indonesian woman has been arrested after cleaners discovered the body of a newborn inside a plastic bag in the bathroom of an Etihad …

Abu Dhabi

These Are the Top 20 Safest Airlines in the World

Airline travel has never been more accessible. Since the first scheduled passenger airline service started up 104 years ago, the most rapid form of …

Airlines

Rival airlines Emirates, Etihad step closer with security pact

DUBAI (Reuters) - Emirates [EMIRA.UL] and Etihad Airways signed a security pact on Monday to share information and intelligence, the first agreement between the two rival airlines based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).<p>Emirates and Etihad, backed by their state owners, have competed almost …

Airlines

Newborn baby found dead in plastic bag in Etihad Airways plane toilet

A newborn baby has tragically been found dead on a plane at Jakarta.<p>The tot was reportedly wrapped in a plastic bag and discovered in a lavatory on …

United Arab Emirates

Will Procurement Be The Hottest Job Of The Decade?

From moleskin to fishing rods, Cirque du Soleil procures a lot of strange stuff because of the nature of its business. The bungee costumes worn by …

Cirque du Soleil

Dispute between US and Persian Gulf airlines heats up

DALLAS — U.S. airlines have been sparring for several years with fast-growing Persian Gulf rivals that seem to be poaching passengers from the …

Airlines

Lufthansa adds paid spa treatments to First Class, Senator lounges

by David Flynn | January 5, 2018<p><b>IN BRIEF |</b> Lufthansa hopes that travellers flying out of Frankfurt will feel less stressed and more spoiled following …

Airlines

The 5 Most Luxurious First-Class Airline Experiences in the World

For some people, flying first-class on a luxury airline and experiencing all the amenities is a dream that they will never realize due to the …

Airlines

These Will Be Major Airline Stories In 2018

There will be some pretty epic changes in the airline industry in 2018, and here is a short list of some of the very important ones that you’ll want …

Airlines

Game Over For The Airbus A380

Airbus might close down A380 program if it fails to secure Emirates order.<p>Airbus A380 business case hinges on long-term scenarios.<p>Emirates looking …

Aviation