Etihad's 'green' leap forward

April 4, 2022
Etihad Airways brings its A350-1000 into service to tackle carbon emissions, Joe Petrie reports for AviationPros.

ABU DHABI - Etihad Airways is putting a green foot forward with the launch of its new Airbus A350-1000 service, Joe Petrie reports for AviationPros.  Continue reading original article.

The Military & Aerospace Electronics take:

3 April 2022 - The aircraft is designed with sustainability in mind as the airline puts diligent work into lessening the carbon footprint in its routes.

“This is going to be a generation challenge for aviation, not just a rocky two years or three years like a pandemic,” said Tony Douglas, CEO of Etihad Airways. “Nonetheless, it will probably be determined in the course of time who the winners and the losers are in commercial aviation.”

Etihad purchased the A350s in 2019, but the rollout was stalled by the pandemic. It’s putting five into service in the coming months on shorthaul service. It plans to eventually implement the aircraft in longhaul service to Chicago and New York later this year.

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Jamie Whitney, Associate Editor
Intelligent Aerospace

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