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It was already reported back in July (read more here) that Lufthansa was in negotiations with Airberlin/Etihad to take over 40 airplanes with crews on routes that don’t touch Berlin or Duesseldorf.

Air Berlin A321

This issue resurfaced this weekend when German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung further reported about the recent developments and that was picked up by Reuters. [click to continue…]

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The long awaited (and many months delayed) Etihad Airways first class lounge has finally opened at the Abu Dhabi Airport and first class guests and Platinum members no longer have to use the “corner” at the business class lounge.

Etihad Airways Etihad Guest First Class Lounge Abu Dhabi

The lounge is spacious at 1,700 square meters and include several “zones”. There are quite a few photos of the new lounge on the National’s website (UAE newspaper) [click to continue…]

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Etihad Airways has launched new double Guest miles in economy & triple in business on select routes operated by Etihad and Virgin Australia.

Etihad Airways Virgin Australia Double & Triple Miles June 2 - November 30 2016

The offer is valid for flights take between June 2 – November 30, 2016, and requires flight purchase to be made between May 3 – June 6. The registration deadline is May 27. [click to continue…]

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Etihad Airways has launched an iPhone app (Android one coming soon) and is offering 250 bonus miles and 10% off base fares for purchases made using the app until May 30, 2016.

Etihad App

There are some blackout dates for this offer and Android users are not included (no app!). The app should include Abu Dhabi terminal map, ability to scan both your credit card and passport. [click to continue…]