NEWS Etihad Airways raises $500m from investors

Etihad Airways, its airport services business and five of its equity partners have today successfully completed an innovative new platform financing transaction, raising $500 million on the international markets. Etihad Airport Services, airberlin, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles, Alitalia and Jet Airways joined together with the airline to take a new step forward in their strategic…

Pilot of Air France #AF642 reported a floating object off Reunion island

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NEWS Etihad implements Amadeus Fare Families solution

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will implement the Amadeus Fare Families tool in the indirect channel, to support its innovative merchandising strategy. The move to incorporate Amadeus’ cutting-edge technology solution will help the airline achieve its objective of accelerating international growth through differentiation and upsell opportunities, via its extensive sales…