Find out more about the business divisions that make up Etihad Aviation Group and how we're transforming the way the world travels.


Headed by Chief Financial Officer, Raffael Quintas, the Finance division is responsible for the management of all financial matters at Etihad Aviation Group including Procurement and Supply Chain management. In addition to this, Fleet Planning, Corporate Strategy, Investor Relations and the Group Business Shared Services team sit within Raffael’s portfolio.

The division provides leadership and oversight of key financial, operating and strategic functions and supports the achievement of the group’s financial goals and strategic initiatives. The division is also home to the Transformation, Risk and Performance Management functions, which form part of a Corporate Strategy team, and the Enterprise Analytics department, which provides an in-house analysis and problem-solving service to the rest of the group.

The division drives shareholder value while improving cash flow and overall business performance. Balancing compliance and risk management with the achievement of business performance goals, the Finance team provides rigor, discipline and critical thinking to the company’s strategic planning and decision-making processes. A key driver of change, the Finance division promotes financial literacy and discipline throughout the organisation.

People and Corporate Affairs

Led by Chief People and Corporate Affairs Officer, Dr Nadia Bastaki, the division  supports  Etihad’s strategic and operational  agenda  with a  centralised HR delivery model, focusing on customer service and employee engagement. With a growing focus on transformation and digital technology, the team are also  driving the adoption of cloud-based HR systems and working to build a mobile-enabled workforce.

HR and Organisational Development includes several departments that look after Etihad’s greatest asset – its people. These teams cover medical services and wellness, learning and development, HR services, talent  acquisition  and UAE national development – a core part of our mandate.

Our UAE national development  programmes are targeted at building local aviation capabilities to embed Emirati talent across the  group.


Chief Operating Officer, Mohammad Al Bulooki leads Etihad's largest division. The division’s responsibilities cover all aspects of the airline’s operation from network planning, sales, and ticket pricing, to flight operations, network operations, airport operations, aircraft maintenance, and training. As well as overseeing Etihad’s global network of airport handlers, the division also manages passenger, cargo and catering services at Etihad’s hub in Abu Dhabi for Etihad and for third party airlines.

The division includes the wholly-owned ground handling company, Etihad Airport Services, and the wholly-owned approved training organisation, Etihad Aviation Training.

Etihad Aviation Training – a world-class aviation training organisation – boasts world-class training facilities, including full-flight simulators for the latest generation of aircraft. It holds both GCAA and EASA training organisation approvals and provides training for airlines and training companies across the world, as well as for Etihad Airways.  

The Operating Division ensures that Etihad puts safety first in all of its operations, and ensures compliance with all applicable international regulations. Additionally, the Operating Division ensures Etihad’s guests receive the premium levels of service commensurate with Etihad’s brand, and Abu Dhabi’s positioning as a luxury tourism destination.

Digital Technology & Innovation

Led by Chief Digital Officer, Frank Meyer, the Digital Technology & Innovation division is responsible for all aspects of digital, innovation and technology, as well as planning, developing and operating the infrastructure and application portfolio for the whole group.

In line with the group’s aspiration for a superior digital experience at all touchpoints, the division develops websites and apps for our internal and external customers.

Digital Technology & Innovation works with various incubators and start-ups to bring leading-edge technology and concepts into the group and works with all key divisions to streamline and digitise processes in the front and back offices.