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Etihad introduces home check-in packages for customers in Abu Dhabi

Passengers can also book their Covid-19 PCR tests through the airline’s medical partner, LifeDx, as part of the home check-in package

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UAE’s Etihad becomes first major airline to sponsor an esports team

Team Nigma will be relocating to Abu Dhabi, under their partnership with AD Gaming

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Etihad begins IATA Travel Pass trials on flights from Abu Dhabi to North America

The pass allows users to create a ‘digital passport’ to receive Covid-19 test results and verify they are eligible to undertake their journey

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Air Seychelles in talks with Etihad Airways to end alliance

The Seychelles government is set to become the sole owner of the airline

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways’ first scheduled flight touches down in Israel

On board the flight was a diplomatic and economic delegation representing the UAE

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UAE’s Etihad extends global Covid-19 insurance until September 30, 2021

Passengers are covered for up to EUR150,000 of medical costs in case of a positive diagnosis 31 days from the date of travel

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Abu Dhabi’s Etihad reports $1.7bn loss for 2020, passenger traffic down 76%

The airline reported $1.2bn in passenger revenues in 2020, down by 74 per cent from $4.8bn the previous year

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UAE’s Etihad and Bahrain’s Gulf Air to expand codeshare agreement

By June 2021, Etihad and Gulf Air will be able to offer up to an additional 30 combined destinations beyond the Abu Dhabi and Bahrain hubs

UAE’s Etihad becomes world’s first airline to vaccinate entire flying crew

Over 75 per cent of the carrier’s entire workforce has already received at least one dose of the vaccine

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Etihad Airways to restart flights between Abu Dhabi and Doha in February

The service will operate daily using an Airbus A320 and a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways boosts carbon offset programme

Etihad is working with New Zealand’s CarbonClick to develop its voluntary guest offset programme

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UAE’s Emirates, Etihad to roll out IATA’s Travel Pass for Covid-19 test results and vaccination certificates

IATA Travel Pass app enables passengers to create a ‘digital passport’ to share Covid-19 test and vaccination certificates with authorities and airlines

Israir will dry lease EAT’s Full-Flight Simulators at the training facility in Abu Dhabi

Israeli airline pilots can now train on flight simulators in Abu Dhabi

Etihad Aviation Training signed a contract with Israir Airlines for Full-Flight Simulator pilot training for the latter’s Airbus A320 pilots

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Sale: Abu Dhabi’s Etihad offers two-for-one tickets

The sale covers return fares inclusive of taxes and surcharges

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad updates rules for passengers coming from UK

PCR tests must be conducted at a government accredited medical facility

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways launches region’s first aircraft carbon offset programme

The initiative is the airline’s attempt to reduce 2019 CO2 emission levels to 50 per cent by 2035

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Etihad to begin direct weekly flights from Beijing to Abu Dhabi

Etihad will become the only airline in the MENA region to operate non-stop passenger flights departing from both Shanghai and Beijing

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad trials facial biometric check-in for cabin crew

The trial will continue until February 2021

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Abu Dhabi’s Etihad and El Al Israel sign MoU to cooperate on codeshare and loyalty programme

The teams at Etihad Guest and El Al Matmid loyalty programmes will explore reciprocal “earn and burn” opportunities for its members

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Etihad grounds entire A380 fleet; will commence Abu Dhabi-Tel Aviv daily flights from March 2021

The airline will launch a daily flight connecting Abu Dhabi to Tel Aviv from March 28, 2021

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UAE’s Etihad issues $600m sustainability-linked sukuk

The airline has committed to net zero carbon emissions by 2050 and a 50 per cent reduction in net emissions by 2035

Israir, Etihad in talks on Abu Dhabi pilot training facility

Israir plans to begin flying to Abu Dhabi in December

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Abu Dhabi carrier Etihad confirms first commercial flight to Israel; launches Hebrew website

Etihad will become the first GCC carrier to operate a commercial passenger flight to and from Israel

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Etihad offers frontline workers in UAE discounts on flights, free excess baggage

These frontline professionals will also have access to a special dedicated airport check-in area at Abu Dhabi International Airport

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad launches global student offer

This offer excludes departures from India and China

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Etihad offers complimentary Covid-19 tests for flights from Abu Dhabi

The airline has partnered with Life Medical Diagnostic Center to offer testing at its network of facilities across the UAE

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Etihad confirms wristbands for residents returning to Abu Dhabi; mandatory 14-day self-isolation

Holders of diplomatic passports, those under the age of 18 or above 60, and individuals suffering from a chronic disease will not be required to wear the tracking device

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Abu Dhabi’s Etihad partners with Lumitics to reduce inflight food wastage

The partnership will see technology being deployed to track unconsumed Economy class meals from Etihad’s flights

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Emirates and Etihad to resume flights from UAE to Casablanca

In addition to Casablanca, Etihad will also operate a direct flight from Abu Dhabi to Morocco’s capital, Rabat, from October 28

Abu Dhabi carrier Etihad Airways offers global Covid-19 insurance cover to passengers

All Etihad tickets, regardless of the date on which they have been booked, will include the Covid-19 insurance for those traveling until December 31, 2020