Etihad Airways: Flying high on the journey to global superpower status
- Pages: 28
- Published: August 2015
- Report Code: ML00019-025
Etihad has grown revenues and profits, and increased operational measures such as load factor, cargo tonnage, and revenue passengers. Profit margins, however, remain a concern. Etihad is central to Abu Dhabi's economic plan to build 'a sustainable economy,' by reducing its reliance on oil income. Tourism is at the forefront of this drive and Etihad is the transport that will drive the industry.
Learn about Etihad Airways' origins and its growth since it was founded.
Assesses the growth opportunities for Etihad and looks at how the company may exploit them.
Offers an analysis of the threats that could potentially set Etihad back on its path to becoming a global superpower in the airlines industry.
Compares Etihad's recent financial performance to several of its competitors.
Reasons to buyWhat is Etihad Airways?
How does Etihad's performance compare to that of its competitors?
What are Etihad's growth prospects ?
What threats is the company facing?
Table of Contents
ETIHAD: A YOUNG, FAST-GROWING COMPANY
Etihad: The national airline of the United Arab Emirates
Etihad is a fully diversified airline
Etihad is a key part of Abu Dhabi's 2030 economic plan
Financial performance characterized by growth
Impressive revenue growth
Grown key operational areas
Profit margins remain a concern for Etihad
GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES AT HOME & OVERSEAS
Growing UAE tourism & airlines industries offer opportunities
UAE airlines industry booming
Exploiting the UAE's Middle East location
Buoyant tourism industry driving demand for flights
Migrant workers a source of passengers
Increasing number of flights, destinations, and fleet size
Acquisitions and code sharing aid international expansion
Etihad has eight equity partners
Codeshares allow Etihad to reach more destinations
Differentiate by service quality across the value spectrum
ETIHAD BUSINESS MODEL NOT WITHOUT THREATS
Low margins leave Etihad at risk of small economic changes
Intense competition & price wars could erode margins further
Controversy over government subsidies for Gulf state airlines
Flying high but potential turbulence on the horizon
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