How different will travelling be post-pandemic? Is Etihad about to merge with Emirates? And are flights between the UAE and Israel on the horizon?
Etihad Aviation Group CEO Tony Douglas joins us on the first episode of our new podcast - Altitudes - to help answer these questions and more.
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00:00 - Introduction
01:38 - The Emergence of COVID-19
03:19 - Suspension of Flights and the Four Big Projects
07:19 - Health Visas and the Future of Travel
10:44 - Insights into Business and Leadership
14:15 - Etihad's Successes and Failures in 2020
16:55 - Recovery Prospects and Timelines
19:59 - The Future of the Etihad A380
22:14 - Etihad and Emirates Merging?
23:08 - Flights Between Abu Dhabi and Israel?
24:25 - Touching Stories from Etihad Staff
24:56 - Lessons from Ernest Shackleton
27:05 - Time Travel and Hindsight
27:45 - Conclusion