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Turkish Airlines Withdraws from Skytrax Audit

Turkish Airlines has announced that it will no longer participate in the Skytrax World Airline Audit, a service quality ratings scheme for the airline industry.

Cobalt Partners with Etihad, Connects Cyprus with Middle East

Cypriot airline Cobalt Air has entered into an interline agreement with Etihad Airways, aiming to connect Cyprus with destinations in the Middle East.

Future Shipping Trends Presented at 6th Maritime Conference in Athens

The new reality of unmanned ships was among the future trends in shipping, presented to over 270 executives during the 6th Maritime Trends Conference in Athens.

‘Maritime Trends Conference 2018’ in Athens to Focus on Major Shipping Issues

The latest developments in the shipping industry will be on the agenda of the 6th Maritime Trends Conference, which will be held in Athens on May 5.

AirlineRatings.com Names the World’s Safest Airlines for 2018

AirlineRatings.com has released its annual list of the Top 20 safest airlines for 2018, which stand out for being at the forefront of safety and innovation.

EasyJet Confirms €40m Deal for Parts of Air Berlin

EasyJet said it will ink a 40 million euro deal to purchase a part of German carrier Air Berlin, which filed insolvency in August.

Air Malta Increases Seat Capacity During Winter Season

Air Malta is increasing its seat capacity by 21 percent and this winter will be operating over 110 weekly flights to 22 existing and new destinations around the world.

Lufthansa – Air Berlin Deal Raises Concerns

Lufthansa was to officially confirm that it had inked a deal for parts of Air Berlin, raising in the meantime concerns by the International Airlines Group.

Etihad Airways and Aerolíneas Argentinas Announce Codeshare Partnership

Etihad Airways and Aerolíneas Argentinas have entered into a codeshare agreement to provide customers with new connections via Rome and Madrid to Argentina.

Lufthansa Interested in ‘Parts’ of Air Berlin

Lufthansa has expressed interest in acquiring a number of planes from German carrier Air Berlin after it filed insolvency recently.

Air Berlin Flies into Turbulence, Files for Insolvency

German carrier Air Berlin filed to commence insolvency proceedings under self-administration, after its main shareholder Etihad withdrew financial support.

Etihad Airways Introduces Changes to Ground and Inflight Services

Etihad Airways is proceeding with a series of changes in its chauffeur services, while it is offering Economy class guests with paid access to its lounges around the world.

Etihad’s First Class Wins Three 2017 World Airline Awards by Skytrax

Etihad Airways was honored with three 2017 World Airline Awards for its First Class services by Skytrax, during the recent Paris Air Show.

Etihad Welcomes Robin Kamark as CEO of Airline Equity Partners

Etihad Aviation Group appointed Robin Kamark as Chief Executive Officer of Airline Equity Partners, a position he will take up in October 2017.

Etihad Focuses on Youth and Science at Think Science Fair

In an effort to engage youth in science and technology, Etihad recently deployed pilots and engineers at the Think Science 2017, which took place in Dubai.

Alitalia to Enter ‘Extraordinary Administration’

Alitalia is to enter "extraordinary administration", the airline announced on Tuesday, May 2, after a meeting of its shareholders, Italian financial institutions and Etihad Airways, which holds 49 percent of its shares.

Negative Workers’ Vote Leads Alitalia to Bankruptcy Proceedings

Alitalia is set to launch bankruptcy proceedings after employees voted against job and salary cuts, which were part of a rescue scheme to salvage the airline.

Etihad Airways Delivers Sustained Growth in 2016

Etihad Airways delivered another year of sustained growth in 2016 and carried 18.5 million passengers during the year, up six percent on 2015.

Etihad and Lufthansa Extend Cooperation

Etihad Aviation Group and Lufthansa concluded a $100 million global catering agreement and a MoU to cooperate in aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul.

Etihad Airways and Lufthansa Announce Codeshare Agreement

Etihad Airways and Lufthansa German Airlines have announced the conclusion of a codeshare agreement.