The airline, which began operating in 2003, had 98 destinations by the end of the first half, compared to 92 in the same period last year

Abu Dhabi’s state-owned Etihad Airways, which plans to buy a 49 per cent stake in Alitalia, reported on Tuesday a 28 per cent jump in first-half reven(...)

Deal should help Etihad with its plan of creating an airline alliance that can fill its fast-expanding fleet with passengers

Alitalia is on course to be thrown a financial lifeline by Etihad Airways after the state-controlled Gulf carrier agreed to buy a 49 per cent stake in(...)

Alitalia has agreed a rescue deal with Etihad.

Just in the nick of time, troubled flag carrier, Alitalia has agreed a rescue deal with Etihad, under which the rising Middle Eastern player will take(...)

An Alitalia logo sits on the wing of an aircraft operated by Alitalia during its flight from Fiumicino airport in Rome. Photographer: Alessia Pierdomenico/Bloomberg

Abu Dhabi’s state-owned Etihad Airways said today it had agreed principal terms and conditions to buy a 49 per cent stake in Italy’s loss-making airli(...)

Qantas has long complained that Etihad has benefited from subsidies from the Gulf state, something the Abu- Dhabimanagement has repeatedly denied.

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways had access to a secret, interest-free $3 billion loan from the Abu Dhabi ruling family, contrary to long-standing denia(...)

A man has died after two passengers  had heart attacks while travelling on  Alitalia flight AZ-610  en route from Fiumicino in Rome to JFK Airport in New York. File photograph: Alessia Pierdomenico/Bloomberg

A man died on board a transatlantic flight this evening while a second passenger, also believed to have suffered a heart attack, is recovering (...)

A model of an airplane decorated in Etihad livery. Photograph: Adam Berry/Bloomberg News

Air Berlin has denied being controlled by Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways after the European Commission said it was examining Etihad’s investmen(...)

Etihad Airlines has minority holdings in a number of airlines, including Aer Lingus,   Air Berlin of Germany, Jet Airways of India and Virgin Australia.

Etihad Airlines has increased its stake in Aer Lingus to more than 4 per cent suggesting the Government’s 25 per cent stake in the Irish carrier ma(...)

Italy’s prime minister Matteo Renzi speaks during a confidence vote at the senate in Rome yesterday. Photograph: Remo Casilli/Reuters

On the morning after winning his first vote of confidence in the Italian senate, newly appointed Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi began the (...)

Italy’s prime minister Matteo Renzi gives the thumbs up during a confidence vote at the Senate in Rome February 24th, 2014. Photograph: Remo Casilli/Reuters

The Renzi era is fully under way. In a speech lasting an hour and 10 minutes, newly appointed Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi presented his(...)