Etihad

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News / Technology
Etihad launches NFT collection tied to loyalty program
By Mitra Sorrells | July 7, 2022
Etihad says it will offset the carbon footprint of the project and use proceeds from the sale of the collection to purchase sustainable aviation fuel.   Read More
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News / Online
Snapchat unveils dynamic ads service for travel advertisers
By Linda Fox | June 1, 2022
The social media platform says it will serve the most relevant ads to Snapchatters interested in travel. Read More
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News / Technology
Airports must lose check-in desks, reduce touchpoints
By Linda Fox | May 17, 2021
The aviation industry has missed past opportunities to create a more automated passenger journey. Read More
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News / Technology
How digital health passes bring biometrics in aviation much closer
By Linda Fox | April 7, 2021
Progress in facial recognition technology and reduced development costs are bringing seamless travel a step closer. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
Six tech trends paving the way for transformation in aviation
By David Lavorel - SITA | December 16, 2020
Advances in technologies such as biometrics and blockchain are accelerating change in the aviation industry. Read More
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News / Technology
Middle East, part 4: Aviation innovation
By Mitra Sorrells | April 29, 2019
For the final piece in our monthlong series on the Middle East, we take a look at innovations in the airline sector. Read More
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News / Technology
Airlines bring baggage handling mishaps down as tracking tech kicks in
By Linda Fox | April 25, 2019
SITA's baggage report shows that airlines and airports continue to make improvements in baggage mishandling. Read More
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News / Technology
Sabre names three airlines as launch customers for new platform
By Rob Gill | October 4, 2018
Sabre has launched its Digital Airline Commercial Platform with Aeroflot, Ethiopian Airlines and Etihad as its first three airline customers. The platform, also known as DACP, was announced by Sabr Read More
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News / Technology
Airline pricing get smarter, and AI systems duke it out as competition intensifies
By Marisa Garcia | September 11, 2018
Airline pricing is a complex science, but it’s about to get smarter as technology companies reveal new capabilities for data analysis and competitive modelling. Last week, during the Aviation Festi Read More
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News / Technology
Etihad takes fintech startup route for loyalty redemption rethink
By Marisa Garcia | August 28, 2018
Etihad Airways has announced a partnership with payments technology startup Modo on "a unique loyalty redemption solution" for the airline industry. Dallas-based Modo specializes in creating intero Read More
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News / Distribution
Airline distribution surcharge trend tipped to slow
By Kevin May | May 7, 2018
Air France-KLM could be the last of the major airline groups to introduce a fee for passengers that book tickets through the global distribution systems. Read More
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News / Technology
Wi-Fi now on 82 airlines, system upgrades on the rise
By Jill Menze | January 30, 2018
In-flight Wi-Fi is more prevalent than it’s ever been, with 82 airlines now offering the service, up 17% over last year. Read More
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News / Distribution
Travelport expands merchandising tool to more than 250 airlines
By Mitra Sorrells | January 22, 2018
More than 250 airlines are now using Travelport’s Rich Content and Branding merchandising tool to market branded fares and ancillaries.   Read More
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News / Online
Mixed results as airlines tackle social media-led customer service
By Mitra Sorrells | January 12, 2018
As travelers increasingly send direct messages through platforms like Facebook Messenger and Twitter, airlines and carriers need to prioritize quick responses to such inquiries. Read More
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News / Technology
Gulf carriers seek ways to ease laptop ban
By Michele McDonald | March 31, 2017
The three major Gulf carriers -- Qatar Airways, Etihad and Emirates -- are developing workarounds to ease the pain and annoyance of the US Department of Homeland Security’s ban on large electronic dev Read More