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Etihad Airways, the World’s Leading Airline for the fifth year running.

Etihad Airways is the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates with its home base in the capital city of Abu Dhabi.

Since its inception in 2003, the airline has spread its wings to over 95 destinations across the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and North & South America; fast earning the reputation of being one of the fastest growing airlines in commercial aviation history.

Our Fleet

Etihad's New Generation Fleet

Our fleet includes the latest generation of aircrafts including A320, A330-200/300, A340-500/600 and B777s with over 100 more aircrafts on order with another 105 options and purchase rights including the A380, A350 and the B787.

The airline currently operates a fleet of 79 aircraft including 9 freighters and has set its sights to fly 25 million guests a year to at least 100 destinations by 2020.

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Become an Etihad Captain

Do you want to fly for the World’s Leading Airline across an expanding global network?
Become an Etihad Captain

We are recruiting pilots from all over the world to operate our new generation fleet.

We offer a competitive package for all our captains and opportunities for further career development – explore our opportunities today.

Become an Etihad First Officer

Do you want to expand your career opportunities with the World’s Leading Airline?
Become an Etihad First Officer

Are you interested in flying across our global network in our next generation fleet?

Explore the opportunities we have for direct entry First Officers and find yourself travelling to new destinations worldwide in a new and exciting career with Etihad Airways.

The Etihad Network

Our global network spans across 6 continents serving 95 locations in 56 countries. Last year saw us open 6 new routes to Amsterdam, Belgrade, Ho Chi Minh City, Sana’a, São Paulo and Washington DC. We have announced 8 new routes for 2014 which will expand our global network to a reach of 102 destinations.


Etihad Cargo was established in 2004. It currently operates a fleet of nine dedicated cargo aircraft that fly on scheduled services to 24 of Etihad’s passenger destinations in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa.


Etihad Cargo also operates freighters to a further 13 freighter-only destinations that include: Benghazi, Eldoret, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Houston, Kabul, Miami, Quito, Sharjah, Vienna, Viracopos, Tbilisi and Djibouti.

Four freighters are scheduled for delivery in 2013 and 2014.