ETIHAD AIRWAYS WINS ULTRATRAVEL AWARD FOR BEST FIRST CLASS
Etihad Airways has received the coveted award for Best First Class at the annual Ultra travel Middle East Awards (ULTRAs) ceremony, which was held recently at the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeira Hotel in Dubai.
The award is another major accolade for the UAE national airline’s First Class experience, which has repeatedly been voted best in the world. Peter Baumgartner, Etihad Airways – Chief Commercial Officer, said: “This award further validates and recognizes the tremendous efforts which have gone in to creating the most innovative, stylish and luxurious First Class service in the air. We are incredibly proud and feel honored that such an award has been presented to Etihad. This year has been a momentous for Etihad Airways. Etihad Airways as a brand has been catapulted into the global consciousness as the world-leading provider of remarkable travel experiences in all classes of service.”
Nick Perry, Chairman of Ultra travel, said: “With the introduction of revolutionary in flight innovations such as The Residence, with its three rooms, and the airline’s new First Apartments and First Suites, Etihad Airways is redefining what world-class hospitality and First Class travel can be for its guests.”
Inspired by the best hotels and restaurants in the world, Etihad Airways’ First Class service includes personalized elements of elegance which provide comfort and relaxation to guests. Travelers are offered limited edition products which are specially made in Abu Dhabi which also contain a selection of exclusive products by luxury New York-based brand, Le Labo.