Etihad Airways Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Etihad Airways has a total of 89 patents globally, out of which 74 have been granted. Of these 89 patents, 46 patents are active. The United Arab Emirates is where Etihad Airways has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Australia. Parallelly, Europe seems to be the main focused R&D centre of Etihad Airways.

Etihad Airways was founded in the year 2003 by Ahmed bin Saif Al Nahyan, and Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Company deals with the airlines services.

Do read about some of the most popular patents of Etihad Airways which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Etihad Airways patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Etihad Airways patent portfolio.

How many patents does the founder and the CEO of Etihad Airways have?

The founder, Ahmed bin Saif Al Nahyan, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has 0 patents. The CEO, Tony Douglas has 0 patents.

How many patents does Etihad Airways have?

Etihad Airways has a total of 89 patents globally. These patents belong to 41 unique patent families. Out of 89 patents, 46 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Etihad Airways File Every Year?

Etihad Airways Patent filing Trend

Are you wondering why there is a drop in patent filing for the last two years? It is because a patent application can take up to 18 months to get published. Certainly, it doesn’t suggest a decrease in the patent filing.

Year of Patents Filing or GrantEtihad Airways Applications FiledEtihad Airways Patents Granted
201365 –
2016– 2
2020 –2

How many Etihad Airways patents are Alive/Dead?

Etihad Airways Patent Portfolio

How Many Patents did Etihad Airways File in Different Countries?

Etihad Airways Worldwide Patent Filing

Countries in which Etihad Airways Filed Patents

United Arab Emirates32
United States Of America14
United Kingdom3

Where are Research Centres of Etihad Airways Patents Located?

R&D Centres of Etihad Airways

10 Best Etihad Airways Patents

USD718945S1 is the most popular patent in the Etihad Airways portfolio. It has received 23 citations so far from companies like Singapore Airlines Limited, Airbus Interiors Services, and Boeing Company.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Etihad Airways:

Publication NumberCitation Count

What are Etihad Airway‘s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Etihad Airways?

The chart below distributes patents filed by Etihad Airways in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where Etihad Airways thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.

R&D Focus: How has Etihad Airways search focus changed over the years?


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