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Etihad Airways sent out an email about their new worldwide economy & business class sale at up to 30% off, but there was some far more interesting on the email as well.

Etihad Airways Etihad Guest Double Miles Economy Business Class March 3 - December 12 2015

Etihad Guest members can earn double miles for both economy and business class for flights taken between March 3 and December 12, 2015. Registration is required by March 3. [click to continue…]

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Delta’s CEO was on Quest Means Business last night on the CNN and seems that the US airlines are gearing up the rhetoric against the Gulf airlines of Emirates and Etihad (both from the UAE) and Qatar Airways.

Source: CNN

Now, Delta’s CEO is blaming the countries (all) on the Arabian peninsula for the September 11 attacks that lead the restructuring of the airlines in the United States and implying that UAE has something to do with them. [click to continue…]

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American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines have started to lobby the US government to restrict the expansion of the gulf airlines namely Emirates, Etihad and Qatar due to alleged “subsidies”.

WSJ Big U.S. Airlines Fault Persian Gulf Carriers

The United States and the gulf states have an Open Skies agreement that allows the airlines from these countries to freely operate flights in-between, as long as they don’t receive government subsidies. [click to continue…]

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Etihad Airways frequent fliers can earn double Etihad Guest miles for the new destinations within the first month operation.

Etihad Airways Double Miles New Routes 2015

Etihad is going to start operating to/from Hong Kong, Kolkata, Madrid, Entebbe, Edinburgh, Baku, Tbilisi & Dar es Salaam during 2015 (sometimes there can be changes to cities introduced). [click to continue…]

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Last week, I took an Etihad flight from Abu Dhabi to Bangkok (originally was ticketed to Jakarta) and, although the delay was nowhere as bad as some endured last week, the flight was late leaving by a couple of hours.

Etihad Wifi Main

I decided to check out the internet connection after disastrous WiFi service on Qatar Airways a few weeks prior and so-so connectivity with Emirates last year. [click to continue…]