Etihad Airways took home a sweep of awards in the World Travel Awards Middle East which took place during a glamorous gala dinner at Atlantis the Royal in Dubai, and the Global Loyalty Awards which took place in Rio de Janeiro. The UAE’s national airline took home a total of six awards recognising its leading position in the travel and aviation industry.
“On behalf of the entire Etihad family, we’re truly proud to be recognised in the prestigious World Travel Awards. Our dedicated Cabin Crew are committed to giving our guests the world’s best inflight experience and winning the Middle East’s Best Cabin Crew for the fifth year in a row is proof that they’re delivering”, said Antonoaldo Neves, CEO, Etihad.
Graham E. Cooke, Founder, World Travel Awards, said: “Congratulations to Etihad Airways for winning ‘Middle East’s Leading Airline – Business Class’, ‘Middle East’s Leading Airline – Customer Experience’, ‘Middle East’s Leading Cabin Crew’, ‘Middle East’s Leading Airline Inflight Entertainment’ and ‘Middle East’s Leading Airline Lounge – First Class’. This is a remarkable achievement, reflecting how the brand is setting the benchmark in aviation. The commitment of the entire team at Etihad Airways serves as an inspiration to us all.”
Etihad’s Business class is recognised as the best in the Middle East, with its Business Studio taking the inflight experience to new heights. In partnership with Armani/Casa, the airline features a high-end restaurant style dining experience with Armani/Casa co-branded dining ware and textiles.