A delegation from Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, visited the Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 Wednesday to present the institution with an EGP 770,000 donation. Senior vice president of government and aero-political affairs at Etihad Airways Khaled Al Mehairbi, head of the airline’s Abu Dhabi hub Ali Al Shamsi, and …
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Alitalia, which was privatised in 2008 under a plan that also involved spinning off unprofitable activities into a “bad” company, has been unable to make a profit ever since and is burning around €1m ($1.4m) of cash a day to keep flying.
Reuters – The European Commission is examining several foreign holdings in European airlines, including Delta Air Lines’ stake in Britain’s Virgin and Etihad’s stake in Germany’s Air Berlin, to see if they comply with rules for operating an airline within Europe. A spokesman for Siim Kallas, the European Union commissioner for transport policy, said on …
Etihad Rail DB will manage operations for the first stage of the railway, transporting granulated sulphur on a 264-kilometre (164-mile) route from Shah and Habshan to the port of Ruwais.
Smaller investors, which account for 38.5% of the group’s shares, would be bought out, WirtschaftsWoche said.
Lufthansa added that Europe’s policy makers should stop burdening the region’s own airlines with measures such as emissions trading, passenger taxes and night flight bans and focus on ensuring a fair global framework.
The announcement comes as Italy’s Prime Minister Enrico Letta is on a two-day visit to the United Arab Emirates to boost bilateral ties between the two countries.