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Etihad makes world-first flight to Israel

Amidst a host of firsts for the aviation industry, the COVID-19 outbreak has seen Etihad Airways operate the first direct commercial flight from the UAE to Israel. A twin-jet Boeing 787-9 departed Abu Dhabi on 19 May bound for Tel Aviv, carrying humanitarian aid and medical supplies destined for Palestinian communities in the West Bank

Etihad and Air Arabia launch new airline despite COVID-19

A joint venture between Dubai-based Etihad Airways and Doha-based Air Arabia has been awarded an Air Operating Certificate (AOC) by UAE authorities.

Etihad preps 15,000 meals for medics and those self-isolating

Etihad has been providing 15,000 meals a day to people self-isolating, under quarantine or involved in frontline medical treatment for coronavirus. 

Tuesday airline updates: United posts $2.1bn Q1 loss

United Airlines has reported a $2.1 billion loss for the first quarter of 2020 due to the ongoing effects of the coronavirus pandemic, its biggest drop since the global recession of 2008.

Etihad Airways to test medical scanning technology

Etihad Airways is testing a number of automated medical scanners in partnership with Australian company Elenium.

Etihad joins gender diversity pledge

In a UAE first, Etihad Airways has committed to increasing its female workforce by 25 percent over the next five years. The move follows the IATA's "25by2025" campaign, a push to make the airline industry more gender-balanced.


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