What is Etihad Airways? - Explained


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1. What is Etihad Airways?

Etihad is the United Arab Emirates's second largest airliner after the Emirates and the second flag carrier of United Arab Emirates, which operates by making the main hub as Abu Dhabi International Airport. Etihad operates passenger and cargo flights to over 120 destinations in the world including Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia and America.

Etihad fleet includes 117 Airbus and Boeing aircraft and Etihad also alliance program named Etihad Airways Partners by partnering with Jet Airways, Air Serbia and Air Seychelles.

2. History

Etihad was founded in July 2003 and started operations in November 2003. The founding capital for Etihad was 500 Million AED. Etihad is currently headquartered in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.