Etihad keeping track of geopolitical tensions to ensure safe routes
Etihad Airways is constantly assessing the geopolitical landscape in order to ensure that their flight routes remain safe.
That’s according to their CEO Peter Baumgartner, who addressed the increased political tensions caused by US air strikes on Syria.
Following the strikes, American Airlines temporarily altered routes away from Russia, an ally of the Syrian regime.
Baumgartner told CNBC that safety and security is Etihad’s top priority: