Etihad Airways was established by Royal (Amiri) Decree in July 2003. It commenced operations in November 2003 and has developed into one of the fastest growing airlines in the history of commercial aviation.Every year we recieve awards for the position of the world’s leading premium brands, also for worlds travel awards for five years .
It started with an initial paid-up capital of AED500 million. Prior to the establishment of Etihad, Gulf Air was the airline which was based at Abu Dhabi International Airport and was also co-owned by Bahrain and the Sultanate of Oman.Head office of Etihad is in Khalifa City , Abu Dhabi , Near Abu Dhabi International Airport.For head Office and training center built etihad spend almost 183.6 million UAE dirhams in 2007.
Etihad is represented by a governing body led by HH Sheik Hamed container Zayed Al Nahyan, HH Sheik Khaled canister Zayed Al Nahyan being the director and works regarding its establishing enactment and the Article of Association of the Company. The Board comprises of seven free non-official individuals and has two sub-councils, being an Executive Committee and an Audit Committee, each with its own particular contract and administrator.