As part of the Abu Dhabi Government Employees Travel Program, an agreement of cooperation has been signed between the Abu Dhabi Municipality and the national airline of the UAE, Etihad Airways.
The Abu Dhabi Government Employee Travel Programme is an initiative of the Abu Dhabi Government and was developed in conjunction with Musanada and Etihad Airways. The programme was developed in the attempts to offer a range of exclusive rewards and benefits specifically to public servants in Government and Semi Government institutions.
The Agreement was signed on behalf of the Municipality of Abu Dhabi City by Rashid Khalifa Al Rumaithi, Acting Executive Director of Support Services Sector, and on behalf of Etihad Airways by Harib Mubarak Al Muhairi, Vice President Commercial UAE.
The Municipality will provide Etihad Airways with a list of employees in order to issue the approved cards entitling employees to take advantage of the terms of this important agreement.
The highlights of the agreement include:
- Promotional discounts on flight bookings
- Exclusive privileges to cancel flight booking or change fight timings
- Concessions including baggage allowance
- Right to qualify for the Etihad Guest Miles, which will automatically be credited to one’s account
- Bonuses and rebates to suit the requirements of the individual flying
Speaking on the occasion, Rashid Al Rumaithi said,
“This agreement epitomizes the Municipality’s strategy aimed at promoting integration and cooperation with national institutions and providing care and services to all municipal employees. The pact also contributes to nurturing a modern and civilized environment that enables employees to benefit from various travel options and enjoy superb privileges offered by Etihad Airways, in its capacity as an exquisite international airlines thanks to its credibility and punctuality in addition to the highest standards of security, safety, welfare and world-class services, as evidenced by winning the highest international accolades of travel and aviation industry.”
According to Harib Mubarak Al Muhairi, Vice President for Commercial Affairs, Etihad Airways, the Abu Dhabi Municipality is viewed as a strategic partner. He expressed his delight at the agreement.
“The cooperation pact with the Municipality of Abu Dhabi City will offer various and useful options to employees by providing travel services including rebated airfares, besides taking advantage of the Frequent Flyer Program, and the ground services such as processing travel formalities in a handy manner,” said Al Muhairi.
He declared that the airline resolves to meet the requirements and needs of employees in government and quasi-government institutions in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.