Etihad Airways is one of two major airlines in the United Arab Emirates. It was created by royal decree in July 2003. It started carrying passengers in November 2003. Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, is the airline's hub and base of operations. Etihad Airways flies to 63 locations in 42 countries.
- "Etihad Airways Factsheet" (PDF). etihadairways.com. Etihad Airways. June 1, 2010. Retrieved June 7, 2010.