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Etihad Airways named best long-haul airline

First time Etihad Airways has won the Belgian travel industry award

  • WAM
  • Published: 13:39 November 20, 2012
  • Gulf News

Abu Dhabi: Etihad Airways has won Best Long-haul Airline at Belgium’s 15th annual Travel Magazine Awards, held in Antwerp.

This is the first time Etihad Airways has won the prestigious Belgian travel industry award, beating five other long-haul carriers operating to and from Brussels International Airport.

The judging panel consisted of almost 400 Belgian travel industry professionals, tour operators, travel agencies, airlines, and cruise lines.

Etihad Airways’ Chief Commercial Officer, Peter Baumgartner, said the airline was delighted to win the coveted title.

“This award cements us as the airline of choice for long-haul guests travelling to and from Brussels, a strategically important market for Etihad Airways.

“It is testament to the strength and success of our whole product experience, whether it be Diamond First, Pearl Business, or Coral Economy. The award also recognises our success in inspiring our guests from the moment their journey begins, right through to journey’s end — in the air and on the ground.”

Etihad Airways operates eight times a week between Brussels and Abu Dhabi, offering onward connections to more than 80 destinations.

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