SBI says no plan to buy Etihad’s stake in Jet Airways

State Bank of India said it has no plans to buy the 24% stake owned by Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways in embattled Indian carrier Jet Airways. The report ” is factually incorrect and no such transaction has been contemplated,” SBI said in a statement today. The clarification comes in the wake of heavy criticism that […]

Etihad Airways, Abu Dhabi offer free hotel stay to boost tourism

In an effort to boost tourism in its home town of Abu Dhabi, government-controlled Etihad Airways announced a set of freebies and packages for passengers transiting through the Gulf city. The biggest freebies are for first class passengers. They will get two free nights at any of the 60 hotels with which the airline has […]

Jet Airways denies rumors of Etihad stake increase

Jet Airways, one of India’s top three airlines, denied rumors of its foreign partner Etihad Airways, approaching the government for permission to increase its stake in the Indian airline. “With reference to news item appearing in leading newspaper dated June 24, 2015 titled, “We would like to state that certain media reports about Etihad Airways […]

Etihad increases baggage allowance for Indian students

Etihad Airways has increased the baggage allowance for Indian students travelling abroad. The benefit will be available for Indian students travelling to the US and the UK between 1 June and 30 September 2014 from Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore and Kochi. Etihad Airways flies to Washington, New York, Chicago, London, Frankfurt, Paris, Moscow and other […]