NEWS Etihad increases equity investment following surge in demand

Etihad Airways and its equity partner airlines have increased the funds raised from their unique platform financing transaction to US$700 million following a surge in demand from international financial institutions. Etihad Airways, Etihad Airport Services, airberlin, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles, Aliltalia and Jet Airways announced on Tuesday they had successfully raised US$ 500 million through the transaction, which followed roadshows in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and London.