All posts tagged "Abu Dhabi"

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    Abu Dhabi Displays Premier League Trophy at WTM

    The Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority attracted a lot of football supporters to view the Premier League trophy on their stand at World Travel Market. Record Meetings   Abu Dhabi’s participation in World Travel Market produced outstanding results for stakeholders in the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority pavilion, securing a...

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    Etihad to Go Double Daily in 2016 with Dreamliner

    James Hogan, Chief Executive of Etihad Airways, was in ebullient mood when he flew into Dublin this week. He said that he was very happy with the Dublin to Abu Dhabi route, which is performing well with a load factor of more than 85% – despite the arrival of rival Gulf carrier Emirates into...

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    Middle East Hubs are Driving Force – James Hogan

    “Middle East hubs and airlines are leading the way to confront and overcome the serious challenges to...

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    Etihad Suspends Damascus Flights

    Etihad Airways has suspended flights between Abu Dhabi and Damascus with immediate effect and until further notice. The airline said: “The decision, while not taken lightly, has been made due to the deteriorating security position in Syria. The safety of passengers and crew is paramount to the airline. Etihad Airways will notify...

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    Thomas Cook Launches Wintersun 2012 Programme

    Thomas Cook Ireland is going where the heat is this winter, with a new emphasis on Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Egypt in its recently launched 2012 Wintersun programme. Among the highlights is a week’s stay in Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt coupled with a seven-night Red Sea cruise from €1,059. Early bookers...

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    Etihad to Fly to Sao Paulo, Brazil

    Etihad Airways is to commence a daily service to Sao Paulo in Brazil from 1st June 2013. The service will be the first direct air link between Abu Dhabi and any South American country and will mean Etihad Airways serves all of the BRIC high-growth nations. “Brazil is a logical next step...

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    Global Launch for New ‘Why’ Etihad TV Commercial

    On Friday 1st June Etihad Airways premiered a brand new television commercial and supporting digital media campaign to a global audience. The new commercial is based on the fact that Etihad Airways is the fastest growing airline in aviation history and during its first eight years of operation more people have switched...

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    Etihad Airways Celebrates Manchester City Title Win

    Etihad Airways has led the cheers of celebration for Manchester City as the club was crowned Barclays Premier League champions with victory over Queens Park Rangers at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester. It was the first time since 1968 that Manchester City has won the title in England’s top tier of  football...

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    Emirates to Upgrade to a B777 in July

    Now that Emirates have come online from Dublin to Dubai with seven flights a week, and Etihad continue with 10 flights a week to Abu Dhabi, there are now 17 flights a week from Dublin to the United Arab Emirates, equating to 4,279 seats per week or 222,508 seats per annum. Meanwhile,...

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    Etihad Airways Buys Big into Airberlin

    The likelihood of Etihad Airways buying a major shareholding in Aer Lingus looks a little less likely this week with the news that Etihad is taking a 29.21% stake in the Airberlin group, Europe’s sixth largest airline, and thus becoming Airberlin’s largest single shareholder. The strategic partnership offers a combined global network...

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    Etihad Airways Now Airberlin’s Largest Shareholder

    Etihad Airways is taking a 29.21% stake in the Airberlin group, Europe’s sixth largest airline, becoming Airberlin’s largest single shareholder. The strategic partnership offers a combined global network of 239 destinations across 77 countries. Airberlin will move its Middle East operation from Dubai to Abu Dhabi and will operate four A330-200 flights...

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    Etihad Seeks NI Sales Representative

    Etihad Airways is to expand its sales force into Northern Ireland and is currently seeking a qualified industry person for the role of Sales Representative for Northern Ireland, based in Belfast. The representative will report to the Country Manager, based in Dublin. This is a new post and shows the commitment that...

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    New Etihad Munster Pearl Business Service

    Audi Ireland, Etihad Airways and Hertz have a new joint partnership offering Etihad Pearl Business Class travellers in Munster a premium travel service. Those travelling to Abu Dhabi or beyond from Cork or Shannon are now offered an Audi A4 to drive themselves to Dublin Airport. Customers can collect their Audi A4 at the Hertz desk at Shannon Airport or Cork City/Airport and drop the...

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    Etihad and Vietnam Airlines Agree Codeshare

    Etihad Airways has today announced a codeshare agreement with Vietnam Airlines from 30th October 2011, which takes Etihad’s codeshare partners to 33. The agreement will allow Etihad guests to connect seamlessly through Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh or Hanoi on Vietnam Airlines’ daily services. Likewise, Vietnam Airlines passengers from either destination will be able...

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    MSC Cruises Launches 2011/2012 Brochure

    MSC Cruises launched its 2011/2012 brochure tailored specifically for the Irish market at the Dylan Hotel, Dublin, last Friday – and its €1 promotion is back and runs until 30th September 2011. When one adult books a United Arab Emirates cruise on board the MSC Lirica at the full brochure price, the...

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    Emirates to Serve Dublin from mid-January?

    Emirates Airlines is examining a new service from Dublin to Dubai. The initial plans are for five flights a week to the UAE and ITTN understands that a decision is expected soon with a view to commencing in mid-January 2012. The flights would be operated by an Airbus A330 in a two-class...