Virgin Australia Boeing 777-300ER VH-VPE Operates for Etihad.

Virgin Australia Boeing 777-3GZER VH-VPE operated EY418 Abu Dhabi – Kuala Lumpur this morning on a wet-lease arrangement between turns on the VA29/VA30 Sydney – Abu Dhabi service. This arrangement will now operate each Sunday.

Etihad A320 A6-EIK Dubai World Centre Test Flight.

Etihad Airbus A320 A6-EIK operated an Abu Dhabi – Abu Dhabi test flight as EY9115 this morning including several passes along the length of the runway of the under construction Dubai World Centre airport.

A320 A6-EIN Rostov-on-Don Parts Delivery Flight.

Airbus A320 A6-EIN operated an Abu Dhabi – Rostov-on-Don rotation today as EY9969/EY9970 in order to deliver parts and crew for the repair of sister A6-EIJ which diverted to Rostov-on-Don whilst operating EY69 Abu Dhabi – Moscow Domedodovo on 17th...

A320 A6-EIJ EY69 Rostov On Don Diversion.

Etihad Airbus A320 A6-EIJ operating EY69 Abu Dhabi – Moscow Domodedovo diverted to Rostov On Don today following an emergency descent due to a loss of cabin pressure. The flight was terminated and the return EY68 cancelled.

Etihad to Launch Ahmedabad Service.

Etihad Airways today announced a new Abu Dhabi – Ahmedabad service to commence on 1st November 2012. The A320 service will operate daily to the following schedule: EY216 Abu Dhabi 2245 – Ahmedabad 0320+1 EY217 Ahmedabad 0510 – Abu Dhabi...

Etihad To Launch Addis Ababa Service.

Etihad Airways today announced a new Abu Dhabi – Addis Ababa service to commence on 2nd November 2012. The A320 service will operate 5 x weekly (No flights Thursday or Saturday) to the following schedule: EY681 Abu Dhabi 0945 – Addis Ababa 1230 EY682 Addis...

Etihad Cancels 7 Airbus A350-1000s.

Airbus today revealed that Etihad had cancelled orders for seven Airbus A350-1000 aircraft taking its commitment of the type down to twelve aircraft.

Etihad Takes Stake in Aer Lingus.

Etihad Airways today announced that it had taken a 2.9% stake in Ireland’s Aer Lingus. Etihad stated that it will now enter talks with Aer Lingus which may result in the shareholding being significantly increased.