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    Etihad Group CEO takes COVID-19 vaccine

    The post Etihad Group CEO takes COVID-19 vaccine appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Tony Douglas, group chief executive officer of Etihad Aviation Group, received his first dose of the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine at Etihad Airways Medical Centre. Douglas said: “As we say goodbye to 2020, I wanted to start the new year by demonstrating my own confidence in Abu Dhabi’s National Vaccination Programme. While it offers the obvious benefit of being safeguarded against COVID-19, this is my way of contributing to a safer workplace and safer Abu Dhabi community. “From an aviation perspective, as borders continue to open up, we hope that through increased vaccination rates,…

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    Passenger boards wrong flight and takes 3000km detour

    The post Passenger boards wrong flight and takes 3000km detour appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. When Gemma Cargin boarded the EasyJet plane in Manchester, UK, she decided to have a quick nap. After all, it was only a short 40-minute flight to Belfast where her mother was waiting to pick her up. After awaking from her slumber, Cargin was surprised to see she was still in the air. But when she asked the flight attendant when the plane was landing in Northern Ireland, a taken-aback crew informed her she was actually on her way to Gibraltar, some 1927km in the opposite direction. The 25-year-old told the…

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    Etihad’s sonic branding inspired by Emirati weaving takes off

    The post Etihad’s sonic branding inspired by Emirati weaving takes off appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the UAE, has partnered with Sixième Son to develop the most ambitious and robust sonic system ever created by an airline. Staying true to the brand’s mission to bring the world to Abu Dhabi, the sonic identity is sprung from Arabic roots and includes an innovative sonic across the customer journey from booking to landing and sharing. The unique identity helps the Etihad stand out in a competitive industry where brands are competing to inspire and entice travellers. From booking to landing, music guides…