SriLankan Airlines crowned ‘Leading International Airline of 2019’

SriLankan Airlines, the largest carrier into the Maldives, won the coveted title of ‘Leading International Airline of 2019’ at the MATATO Travel Awards in the Maldives, polling the most number of votes from the travelling public ahead of many of the world’s best reputed airlines. The Maldives Travel Awards is a product of the Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO). The 8th edition of the awards had a record number of nominations in all major categories, with 236 nominations in 28 categories representing more than 100 registered travel brands in the Maldives. In the Leading International Airline … Continue reading SriLankan Airlines crowned ‘Leading International Airline of 2019’

ETIHAD AIRWAYS APP LAUNCHED IN HUAWEI APPGALLERY

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has announced its “Etihad Airways” mobile application is now available on the HUAWEI AppGallery — the official app store preloaded on all HUAWEI& HONOR smartphones and tablets — enabling 390 million global monthly active users in more than 170 countries and regions to manage their journeys with even greater ease via the app.  The Etihad Airways mobile app is simple and user-friendly, enabling comprehensive trip management functionalities by taking full advantage of the latest innovations in mobile technology. Guests can now organize their journeys via the app, including booking flights, checking-in for … Continue reading ETIHAD AIRWAYS APP LAUNCHED IN HUAWEI APPGALLERY

ETIHAD RAISES FUNDS TIED TO UN's SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, has become the first airline to secure funding for a project based on its compatibility with the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. Through a partnership with First Abu Dhabi Bank and Abu Dhabi Global Market, the airline will borrow 100 million Euros (AED 404.2 million) to support expansion of the Etihad Eco-Residence, a sustainable apartment complex for the airline’s cabin crew.  Adam Boukadida, Senior Vice President Treasury, Tax & Finance, Etihad Aviation Group, said the process to secure the loan hinged on a detailed international verification of the … Continue reading ETIHAD RAISES FUNDS TIED TO UN's SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

ETIHAD AIRWAYS NAMED ‘WORLD’S LEADING AIRLINE’ AND WINS IN FOUR CATEGORIES AT THE WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has been recognised with four awards at the 26th annual World Travel Awards (WTA), held at the prestigious Royal Opera House in Muscat, Oman. The WTA is one of the industry’s leading events which recognises and celebrates excellence in the global travel and tourism industry. Etihad received a sweep of awards, being named the ‘World’s Leading Airline 2019’, ‘World’s Leading Airline – Customer Experience 2019’, ‘World’s Leading Airline Inflight Entertainment 2019’ and ‘World’s Leading Excellence Inflight Service 2019’. Robin Kamark, Chief Commercial Officer, Etihad Aviation Group, said: “At Etihad, we continuously strive … Continue reading ETIHAD AIRWAYS NAMED ‘WORLD’S LEADING AIRLINE’ AND WINS IN FOUR CATEGORIES AT THE WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS

‘UAE in Space Livery’ makes its operational debut

he Emirates A380 ‘UAE in Space’ mission livery made its official operational debut today, 22 November as it took off to its first destination Melbourne, Australia as flight EK 408. The aircraft will continue to fly across the Emirates A380 network of more than 50 destinations over the course of the next year. Paying tribute to the UAE’s first space mission and celebrating the nation’s ambitions to become a hub for space exploration and research, Emirates’ flagship A380 is adorned with an image of an astronaut in front of Earth and the International Space Station (ISS), as well as a … Continue reading ‘UAE in Space Livery’ makes its operational debut