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Etihad Airways President and Chief Executive Officer Named WTTC Vice Chairman for Middle East and Africa

Mumbai: The President and Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Airways, James Hogan, has been named World Tourism and Travel Council’s (WTTC) Vice Chairman for the Middle East and Africa. The announcement was made at the 12th WTTC Global Summit being held at the Pamir Convention Centre in Tokyo, Japan this week. Speaking from Tokyo, Mr … Continue reading »

SITA reports more bags delivered on time in 2011 than ever before

GENEVA – 19 April 2012 – The eighth annual SITA Baggage Report shows that 99.1 per cent of checked baggage was delivered on time to the passenger during 2011. This is the highest rate of successful delivery since the report was first produced and represents a saving of US$650 million to the air transport industry … Continue reading »

Routes Asia officially handed over to Mumbai for 2013

As the largest Routes Asia event to date draws to a close in Chengdu, Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (CDIA) have officially handed over to Mumbai, the official host destination of Routes Asia 2013. Building on the success of this year’s event the largest route development forum for the entire Asia region will take place on … Continue reading »

Etihad Airways adds 500,000 passengers as revenues surge 28 per cent in Q1

Mumbai: Etihad Airways continued its industry-leading growth in the first quarter of 2012, with a 28 per cent rise in revenue to US$ 989 million over the corresponding period in 2011 and passenger numbers soaring by 500,000 to 2.4 million. Etihad Airways President and Chief Executive Officer, James Hogan, said: “We met all our revenue … Continue reading »