The UAE flag carrier Etihad Airways Tuesday said it will start deploying the superjumbo Airbus A380 on the Abu Dhabi-Mumbai route from May 1 next year and operate on the official code of its domestic partner Jet Airways in which it owns 24 percent equity.
Asserting the civil aviation industry must adapt and change, Etihad Airways President and Chief Executive Officer James Hogan has said partnerships and collaboration were the most tangible way to grow in the current competitive scenario.
Etihad Airways on Friday said it along with its airport services business and five equity partners including India's Jet Airways raised an additional USD 200 million following an unprecedented increased demand from financial institutions in a range of markets.
Gulf carrier Etihad Wednesday said it has raised USD 500 million along with its airport services business and five equity partners from the international market for capital expenditure and fleet expansion, among others.
Private carrier Jet Airways Thursday said students from India and Bangladesh going abroad, particularly to the US and Europe, for higher studies under its 'EduJetter' programme can now avail its codeshare flights operated by partner airline Etihad Airways as well.
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.
Private carrier Jet Airways Friday announced expansion of its codeshare pacts with the national carriers of Vietnam and Indonesia, which would allow its passengers unhindered air travel to the ASEAN region.
After Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) urged Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman to cut her ties with Etihad Airways citing its anti-feminist policies, the airlines issued a statement that it supports its employees through thick and thin.