An Etihad Airways A380 poses in front of a Singapore Airlines A380 at New York-JFK (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Shaquille Khan)

Etihad Plans to Loan Pilots to Emirates

In a surprising announcement, Etihad Airways will loan out pilots to rival U.A.E. carrier, Emirates. The move was confirmed by officials from Emirates Airline as a way to stifle the airline's ongoing pilot shortage. The unique pilot sharing program comes as both airlines continue to face their own unique struggles. Emirates has been faced with a pilot shortage, which has been acknowledged by CEO Tim Clark. Previously, the airline was forced to park numerous aircraft due to the pilot shortage,…