Why is the U.S. funding Etihad Airways? Don’t the super-rich sheikhs of Dubai have enough money to take care of it themselves? And why is the U.S. funding an entity that follows Nazi policies regarding Israel? Surely that is a make-or-break issue, or would be if Barack Obama weren’t President. “UAE airline receives US funds, […] Â Continue Reading Â»
Etihad has lost my business. I don’t fly with Jew-haters:
Etihad has an official travel-route map that shows all surrounding countries, including Jordan, Iraq, Egypt, Syria, Lebanon and Cyprus â€” but not the Jewish state or its major cities, according to The New York Post .
The carrier, which partners with Virgin Australia, also has refused to transport any Israelis, who aren’t allowed in the UAE. In 2010, it even began teaching its flight agents how to identify Israeli travellers by their “accents and traits,” the BBC reported.