Our story

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has in just ten years established itself as the world’s leading airline. “Etihad” is the Arabic word for “union”.

Set up by Royal (Amiri) Decree in July 2003, Etihad commenced commercial operations in November, 2003, and has gone on to become the fastest growing airline in the history of commercial aviation.

 

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Our vision

Our vision

Our goal is to be a truly 21st century, global airline, challenging and changing the established conventions of airline hospitality.

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Our awards

Our awards

Our highest standards of service are being continually recognised and appreciated with a variety of awards year after year.

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News

Our news

Keep up to date with the latest Etihad Airways news as we continue to launch new destinations and unveil new products and services.

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Let us know your suggestions, comments and concerns

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Corporate profile

Etihad is governed by a Board of Directors under the chairmanship of HH Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and operates in terms of its founding legislation and the Article of Association of the Company. 

The current Board consists of seven independent non-executive members and has two sub-committees, being an Executive Committee and an Audit Committee, each with its own charter and Chairman.

James Hogan

Executive team

The airline is led by James Hogan who was appointed in October 2006.

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Guest charter

Guest charter

At Etihad Airways, customer care assumes a new significance.

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Etihad HQ

Factsheets and reports

A summary of the facts and figures at the heart of Etihad Airways.

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Explore our other websites

Other Etihad websites

Our partners

Etihad aircraft

Our codeshares offer our Guests a wider network of destinations to choose from and at greater convenience too. By offering connections on a partner airline or rail network we are able to broaden our services to cover over 240 destinations worldwide.

Partner airlines

Our sponsorships

Manchester City Football Club

We support the promotion of local culture in the UAE and worldwide, and sponsor cultural and sporting events that are consistent with our values of hospitality, team spirit and helping to bring the world together.

Our sponsorships