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India’s Jet Airways Shuts Down Operations

India’s Jet Airways announced this week that it would be ceasing operations after failing to secure emergency funding.

Etihad Flies Special Olympics World Games Flame of Hope from Athens to Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways delivered the Special Olympics World Games Flame of Hope to Abu Dhabi on a flight from Athens, Greece.

Greece Boasts 21 Airlines with 485 Aircraft

There are currently 21 Greek airlines in operation with a fleet of 485 aircraft, according to Greece's Civil Aviation Authority.

Sabre Launches Digital Airline Commercial Platform

Sabre Corporation has launched its Digital Airline Commercial Platform (DACP) with Aeroflot, Ethiopian Airlines and Etihad Airways on board as launch partners.

Etihad Airways Extends Content Agreement with Travelport

Travelport has signed a new multi-year content agreement with Etihad Airways, providing the carrier with continued use of its technology tools.

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.

Athens Airport Ranks Second Globally on AirHelp Score 2018

Athens International Airport ranks second worldwide on AirHelp’s 2018 list of best airports based on quality of service, on-time performance, and claim processing.

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.

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.

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.

Major Airlines Cut Travel Links with Qatar Amid Diplomatic Row

Several airlines, including Emirates and Etihad, have announced the suspension of all flights to and from Doha from Tuesday, June 6, until further notice.

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 Wins 2016 Treasury of the Year Award

Etihad Airways has been honoured with the 2016 Treasury of the Year award by Treasury Management International (TMI) for a string of achievements over the past 12 months.