Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways Flight Returns to Hong Kong due to Flaps Control Issue

Friday, January 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
Etihad Airways Flight Returns to Hong Kong due to Flaps Control Issue

Etihad Airways flight EY-833 had to return and make an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on January 11th. The Airbus A330-200 plane took off for Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a flaps control problem. The plane landed safely after burning off excess fuel. All passengers... »

Etihad Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Abu Dhabi

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
By George Hatcher
Etihad Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways flight EY-450 made an emergency landing in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on September 27th. The Boeing 777-300 plane took off for Sydney, Australia, but had to turn back after the crew reported an engine issue. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Etihad Airways Plane Returns to Philippines due to Smoke in Cabin

Thursday, September 1, 2016
By George Hatcher
Etihad Airways Plane Returns to Philippines due to Smoke in Cabin

Etihad Airways flight EY-4234 had to return and make an emergency landing at Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Pasay, Philippines, on August 30. The Boeing 777-300 flying to Abu Dhabi, UAE, had to return due to smoke in its cabin. The plane landed safely after dumping fuel. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Etihad Airbus makes Safe Landing in Scotland

Thursday, August 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
Etihad Airbus makes Safe Landing in Scotland

Etihad Airlines EY-27 made a safe emergency landing at Edinburgh Airport, Scotland, UK, on August 1st. The Airbus A330-200 flying from Abu Dhabi, UAE, had just landed when the crew noticed a hole under its right side wing. The plane landed uneventfully. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

32 Injured after Etihad Airways Flight to Jakarta Encountered Severe Turbulence

Thursday, May 5, 2016
By George Hatcher
32 Injured after Etihad Airways Flight to Jakarta Encountered Severe Turbulence

Etihad Airways flight EY-474 encountered severe turbulence as it prepared to land in Jakarta, Indonesia, on May 4th. The Airbus A330-200 was flying from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, when it ran into severe and unexpected turbulence that injured 31 passengers and a flight attendant. The plane landed safely. Nine passengers and the flight... »

Etihad Airways Plane Diverts to Germany after Loss in Cabin Pressure

Monday, April 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Etihad Airways Plane Diverts to Germany after Loss in Cabin Pressure

Etihad Airways flight EY-38 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Munich Airport, Munich, Germany, on April 16th. The Airbus A340-600, heading from Paris, France, to Abu Dhabi, UAE, was diverted after it lost cabin pressure mid-air. The plane landed uneventfully. All people onboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Etihad Airways Flight Diverts to Perth due to Medical Emergency

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
By George Hatcher
Etihad Airways Flight Diverts to Perth due to Medical Emergency

A medical emergency prompted an Etihad Airways flight to make an unscheduled landing in Perth, Australia, at about 1:30 p.m. on November 18. The flight, heading from Abu Dhabi to Melbourne, was diverted for an emergency landing after a passenger became ill midair. The plane landed safely and the passenger was shifted to St... »

Emergency Landing in Rostov on Don

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
By George Hatcher
Emergency Landing in Rostov on Don

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Khuat Quang Huy What: Etihad Airbus A320-200 en route from Abu Dhabi to Moscow Where: Rostov-on-Don When: May 16th 2012 Why: While en route, the plane lost cabin pressure. Pilots returned to Rostov on Don where they made a safe landing. Download article as... »

Kathmandu Emergency landing by Etihad Airways

Wednesday, January 25, 2012
By George Hatcher
Kathmandu Emergency landing by Etihad Airways

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Pieter-Jan Van De Vijver What: Etihad Airlines Airbus A330-200 en route from Kathmandu (Nepal) to Abu Dhabi Where: Kathmandu When: Jan 17th 2012 9:15 pm Who: 168 aboard Why: While taking off from Kathmandu, the engine developed problems. THe crew shut it down and... »

RAF Escorts Etihad with Unruly Passenger

Monday, January 24, 2011
By George Hatcher
RAF Escorts Etihad with Unruly Passenger

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Marvin My What: Etihad Airlines Airbus A340-600 en route from Abu Dhabi to Heathrow Where: Stansted airport, north of London. When: Jan 24, 2011 Who: 37-year-old British man Why: After a passenger made threats, the flight was provided two Royal Air Force jets as... »

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