Etihad Airways was named ‘Best International Airline – Offline’ at the 2016 Travel Agents’ Association of New Zealand (TAANZ) National Travel Industry Awards held in Auckland on 10 September.
Voted for by the New Zealand travel industry, the award recognises the airline’s world-class product and service. Etihad Airways’ General Manager for Australia and New Zealand, Sarah Built, who accepted the award on the airline’s behalf, said: “I’d like to thank our travel industry partners throughout New Zealand for their vote of confidence and ongoing support.
Ms Built acknowledged Etihad Airways’ equity partner Virgin Australia and codeshare partner Air New Zealand for their contribution to the airline’s success. Etihad Airways codeshares with Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand from Auckland, Christchurch, Queenstown and Wellington to its four Australian gateways, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.