Etihad Airways is the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates. The airline was set up by a Royal Decree in July 2003, with Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, as its hub. Etihad started commercial operations in November 2003.
With a fleet of almost 70 aircraft operating over 1,000 flights per week, an international network of 84 destinations is served. In addition, Etihad Airways also owns nearly 30 percent of airberlin, Europe’s sixth largest carrier and 40 percent of Air Seychelles.
Etihad passengers are invited to join the Etihad Guest programme, which offers a wide range of travel, gift and charitable rewards.