Showing posts with label Etihad. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Etihad. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

■ MOROCCO: Government now mulling possible Gulf carrier tie-up for Royal Air Maroc prior to a privatization bid.

Royal Air Maroc RAMThe future of Royal Air Maroc (AH) is still cloudy though the Moroccan state backed national carrier airline could be party to a strategic alliance with an undisclosed major carrier in the Gulf ahead of a planned privatisation bid, the country’s tourism minister, Haddah Lahcen, has said.

Monday, March 18, 2013

■ SEYCHELLES: Air Seychelles officially announces $1mln profit for FY2012/2013.

Air SeychellesFollowing three years of losses, Air Seychelles (HM), the national airline of the Seychelles, today officially reported a net profit of USD1million for its 2012/2013 Financial Year. The positive result comes just 12 months after Abu Dhabi carrier Etihad Airways (EY) acquired a 40 per cent stake in the airline and was awarded a five year management contract. The result beats Etihad's original expectations in which the Gulf carrier projected Air Seychelles to turn a profit albeit within the first 24 months of operation.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

■ MOROCCO: Government looks to offload 44% stake in Royal Air Maroc to Gulf carrier.

Royal Air Maroc RAMFollowing on from our tweet last night, it does indeed appear that Morocco is looking to sell up to 44% of its shareholding in national carrier Royal Air Maroc (AT) to an as yet unknown Gulf airline.

Sunday, September 30, 2012

► BURUNDI: United Arab Emirates & Burundi sign Air Services Agreement MOU.

Burundian Government The Burundian Government and the United Arab Emirates, last week signed an air services Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and initialled an Air Services Agreement 'ASA', which could lead to the start of bilateral air services between the two countries, sometime in the future.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

► ETHIOPIA: Etihad to start Abu Dhabi - Addis Ababa from Nov 2012.

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Abu Dhabi-based airline Etihad Airways (EY) is to start a twice weekly service Abu Dhabi - Addis Ababa from 02 November 2012 using an Airbus 320.

Abu Dhabi – Addis Ababa
  • EY681 AUH0945 – 1230ADD 320 x46
  • EY682 ADD1455 – 1925AUH 320 x46

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

► SEYCHELLES: Air Seychelles boosts Mahe - Abu Dhabi service to 8x weekly; joins Etihad's FF program.

Air SeychellesSeychellois national carrier, Air Seychelles (HM), has increased its frequencies between Mahe and Abu Dhabi to 8x weekly, using codeshared flights with partner airline Etihad. The flights will be operated by four times by an Etihad A320 and four times by an Air Seychelles A330-200 leased from Etihad.

Friday, April 27, 2012

► SEYCHELLES: Air Seychelles - first A320/A330 flights in May.

Air SeychellesAir Seychelles (HM) will operate its first flights using the A320 & A330 in May according to blog sources. This comes after Etihad acquired a 40% stake in the Indian Ocean Island airline back in February, whereby one of the key points laid out for immediate attention, was the issue of fleet renewal, and a return to profitability for the ailing airline.