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2010-09-22 09:33:00

"ËœIs there a doctor on the plane?' Piping this request over aircraft speakers is the traditional response to a potential onboard medical emergency. But now the availability of expert medical advice can be guaranteed every time. Etihad Airways, national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, is the latest airline to install the ESA-derived Tempus IC telemedicine system on its long-haul flights. ESA supported the development of the technology in collaboration with the UK manufacturer...

2010-02-05 06:41:00

SEATTLE and BERLIN, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- PACE, a leading provider of knowledge-based engineering software solutions, announced today that it has concluded a four-year license and services agreement with Airbus. Under this agreement, PACE remains a preferred software supplier for Airbus companies worldwide. The agreement is the third of its kind in the last decade. Key terms of the agreement relate to the license pool, the development of future applications and the provision of...

2010-01-28 07:09:00

ABU DHABI, UAE, January 28 /PRNewswire/ -- ART Marine, an Abraaj Capital portfolio company and the Middle East's largest importer and distributor of luxury motor yachts, has signed a long-term agreement with Abu Dhabi's Aldar Properties as the exclusive Yacht Charter Partner for Yas Island. The development is Aldar's major leisure and entertainment destination and venue for the Formula 1(TM) Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The first phase of this project, which included the Yas...

2010-01-19 09:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Boeing and Etihad Airways today announced an agreement to establish a research institute in Abu Dhabi dedicated to pioneering sustainable energy solutions. The institute, the Sustainable Bioenergy Research Project (SBRP), will use integrated saltwater agricultural systems to support the development and commercialization of biofuel sources for...

2010-01-18 08:00:00

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA), the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Etihad Airways and Honeywell's UOP today announced an agreement to establish a major research institution and demonstration project in Abu Dhabi dedicated to sustainable energy solutions. The Sustainable Bioenergy Research Project (SBRP) will use integrated saltwater agricultural systems to support the development and commercialization of biofuel sources for...

2009-07-09 00:30:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), have announced a new codeshare agreement which will pave the way for closer commercial cooperation between the two airlines (subject to government approval). The codeshare agreement will further extend each partner airlines' global network and offer customers a smoother, more convenient travel experience when travelling between the United...

2009-06-16 16:43:00

PARIS, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW -- Etihad Airways has selected International Aero Engines (IAE) V2500 engines to power a new fleet of 20 Airbus A320-family aircraft. The contract is valued at more than $192 million to Pratt & Whitney, including a long-term IAE aftermarket agreement. Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, is a major participant in IAE. Etihad Airways was the launch customer for the new V2500 SelectOne(TM) in the...

2009-06-16 08:49:00

LE BOURGET, France, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has selected Engine Alliance GP7200 engines to power its 10 new firm Airbus A380 aircraft. The Abu Dhabi-based airline has also signed a multi-year long-term Fleet Management Agreement with the Engine Alliance for the maintenance, repair, and overhaul of its firm GP7200 engine fleet. Total value of the deal is more than $1.3 billion (USD). A380 deliveries to Etihad Airways...

2008-10-30 09:00:25

Etihad Airways has appointed Salwa Al-Noaimi as its new vice president of recruitment. Ms Al-Noaimi will be responsible for the recruitment of new personnel to Etihad, especially in terms of selecting, interviewing and appointing United Arab Emirates (UAE) nationals across the airline. Ms Al-Noaimi has 20 years of experience as a management professional relating to education and human resources gained from a number of organizations including the Petroleum Institute of Abu Dhabi. Peter...

2008-10-14 00:00:31

Etihad set to increase winter flying programme Air travellers can look forward to two new destinations, a greater choice of Etihad Airways services and significantly improved flight connections at its Abu Dhabi base, when the new winter flying programme starts on Sunday 26 October. Almost 20 per cent larger than the same period last year, Etihad will operate 825 weekly flights with the launch of new services to the Russian capital of Moscow on 1 December and the Kazakh city of Almaty on 2...


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