The national airline of the United Arab Emirates was acknowledged for its hospitality and service in both its Premium and Economy cabins during the 2017 awards ceremony attended by the travel industry and diplomats in New Delhi.
Divia Thani, Editor of Condé Nast Traveller India, said: “The Condé Nast Traveller India awards are a barometer of what the discerning, affluent Indian traveller looks for, and appreciates, when he or she travels. They recognise excellence in all aspects of travel, and on behalf of Condé Nast and the readers of our esteemed publication, I congratulate Etihad Airways once again for winning the Favourite International Airline of the Year award. This is testament to Etihad’s focus on delivering service of the highest standards that today’s travellers so look forward to.”
Mohammad Al Bulooki, Etihad Airways Executive Vice President Commercial said: “This award is of utmost importance to Etihad Airways as it echoes the sentiment of guests and is a reflection of the airlines commitment to provide guests with the best travel experience at every touch point of their journey. The award is a perfect end to 2017, and a great start to 2018 as Etihad Airways prepares for yet another exciting year of Indian operations.”
Neerja Bhatia, Etihad Airways Vice President Indian Subcontinent, pictured centre, with Divia Thani, Editor of Condé Nast Traveller India (left), and Sunaina Talwar-Khiani, Publisher of Condé Nast Traveller India, after being presented with the Favourite International Airline award in New Delhi.