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

Emirates scoops awards for Best Wi-Fi and Best Food & Beverage

Dubai, UAE, 13 Nov 2019 – Emirates’ inflight comforts were lauded as it clinched awards for Best Wi-Fi and Best Food & Beverage in the Middle East at the APEX 2020 Regional Passenger Choice Awards™ held in Singapore today.   The Best Food & Beverage award recognised Emirates’ regionally inspired cuisine and extensive drinks menu. Each year, more than 110 million meals are served on board Emirates’ restaurant in the sky with the same attention to detail in First, Business and Economy Class.   Emirates runs a round-the-clock kitchen with 1,800 chefs based in Dubai whipping up 12,450 recipes. The … Continue reading Emirates scoops awards for Best Wi-Fi and Best Food & Beverage