The Etihad retreat

One of the ME3, Etihad is likely to shrink.  Reports indicate that this shrink is going to disrupt Airbus and Boeing’s skyline and order books.  What do we know about Etihad’s fleet?  At the end of 2017, the carrier had 125 aircraft in service and 165 on...

ME3 fleet growth

It is quite remarkable how quickly the ME3 became tier one players in the global airline industry. As the chart illustrates, Etihad is the smallest of the ME3.   Because Etihad was the smallest but had the same task of “showing the flag”, its management developed a...