Tag: Tony Douglas

Riyadh Air and IBM take further steps forward in their collaboration

IBM announced today the next steps in their collaboration with Riyadh Air, the digital-native airline currently scheduled to commence operations in early 2025. The airline plans to introduce next-generation, channel-fluid guest and traveller interactions, tapping into IBM Consulting's open ecosys...

Turkish Airlines and Riyadh Air sign memorandum of understanding

Turkish Airlines (TK) and Riyadh Air (RX) have agreed a Strategic Cooperation Memorandum of Understanding to offer a comprehensive range of benefits for guests traveling between the Kingdom, Türkiye and points beyond their Riyadh and Istanbul hubs, as well as lay the ground for deeper future collab...

Riyadh Air Signs Sponsorship Deal with Atlético de Madrid

Saudi Arabia's newly launched world-class airline, Riyadh Air and leading Spanish football club, Atlético de Madrid today signed a multi-year partnership naming the airline as the main and official airline partner of the Red and White football club. The partnership marks a significant miles...

Riyadh Air signs deal for 90 GEnx engines to power Boeing 787 Dreamliner Fleet

Following its recent agreement for a wide-body order of 39 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, Riyadh Air has signed a deal for 90 GEnx-1B engines to power its new fleet. The order also includes spare engines and a TrueChoice services agreement. The agreement was signed at the Paris Air Show, at...

Antonoaldo Neves appointed CEO of Etihad Aviation Group

ADQ, an Abu Dhabi based investment and holding company, together with Etihad’s Board of Directors, has announced the appointment of Antonoaldo Neves as Group Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Aviation Group, succeeding Tony Douglas as Group CEO, who has decided to pursue an opportunity elsewhere, ...

Etihad Airways launches inaugural flight to Guangzhou

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has launched its first-ever scheduled flights linking Abu Dhabi and Guangzhou. The inaugural flight, EY868, departed Abu Dhabi last night after a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by representatives from the Chinese Embassy t...

Etihad Airways to host Arab Air Carriers’ Organization AGM

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, will host the Arab Air Carriers’ Organization (AACO) 55th Annual General Meeting (AGM), to be held in Abu Dhabi from 24 to 26 October. The opening ceremony will be held at the Louvre Abu Dhabi, welcoming senior aviation leaders and decision-maker...

Etihad Airways celebrates 15 years flying to Ireland

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, is celebrating 15 years since it first launched flights to Ireland, connecting the country with Abu Dhabi and onwards to destinations worldwide. Etihad launched daily flights between the UAE capital Abu Dhabi and Dublin, Ireland on 2 July 2007. ...

Etihad Airways returns to Beijing

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has resumed passenger flights between Abu Dhabi and Beijing. Etihad Airways inaugural flight EY888 landed in Beijing this morning at 05:25 (local time), becoming the first regular direct international passenger service to ret...

Etihad Airways to temporarily suspend all services to and from the UAE

Etihad Airways will temporarily suspend all flights to, from, and via Abu Dhabi following a decision by the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority, and the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), to suspend all inbound, outbound, and transit passenger flights in the UAE. This ...

Etihad Operates Eco-Flight to Brussels for Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

Etihad Operates Eco-Flight to Brussels for Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, yesterday operated a special ‘eco-flight’ from Abu Dhabi to Brussels, featuring a range of initiatives designed to illustrate the airline’s broad commitment to sustainable practices in the air and on the ground. Flight EY 57...

Etihad Airways improves performance in 2018 but still posts $1.28bn loss

Etihad Airways improves performance in 2018 but still posts $1.28bn loss

Etihad Airways has reported it improved its operating performance by 15 per cent in 2018 but still reported a loss of US$1.28 billion for the year - significantly better than the $1.52 billion in 2017. The UAE carrier’s revenues reached $5.86 billion (2017: $6 billion) and it reduced unit costs...

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