Etihad A330-200. By Rob Finlayson Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways (EY) said it is confident of full-year profitability due to synergies with its partner airlines despite the challenging global economic environment. Third-quarter revenue was $1.3 billion, up 19% year-over-year, reflecting a 23% jump in passengers to 2.79 million and outstripping a capacity rise of 20% in ASKs. Load factor was 81.2%. The carrier did not provide a detailed financial earnings statement. On the day EY ...

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