Emirates and Etihad: What does the future hold?

Sep 26, 2018, 09:44 AM

While the UAE's aviation giants, Etihad and Emirates, have both denied a Bloomberg report that the latter was considering a takeover of the former, it is worth speculating what the future holds. Can a deal happen, and how would that shape the future of aviation in the region? Host Mustafa Alrawi looks at the changing aviation landscape in this week's episode of the Business Extra podcast.

Also in this episode:

  • Abu Dhabi National Oil Company in July awarded one of the world’s largest seismic surveys for hydrocarbon assets to a unit of China National Petroleum Corporation. The multibillion-dirham project is underway in the Abu Dhabi Dessert, where Karma Gurung visited earlier this week. What was the scene like in-person?

  • Oil prices caught the crosshairs of President Trump's Twitter. From a joint meeting of Opec nations in Algiers earlier this week, the response was to stay the course, as oil prices are steadily on the rise.