On December 18, 2019, Abu Dhabi Airports held a ceremony to recognise the contributions made by its local and international partners.
The special event, which took place at The Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi and was attended by over 80 stakeholders, highlighted Abu Dhabi Airports’ commitment to its stakeholders. The Group operates with the assistance of various stakeholders that support a range of passenger and cargo services year-round, alongside free zone operations and training opportunities.
During the ceremony, 26 awards were handed out. Biman Bangladesh Airlines won the Best Airline in Passenger Load Factor, while Oman Air won the Best Airline in On Time Performance – Departure and Kuwait Airways won the Best Airline in On Time Performance – Arrival. Etihad Airport Services won two awards for Best Improved Services in the On Time Arrival and Baggage Delivery categories.
Other categories included the Federal Authority for Identity & Citizenship, The General Directorate of Customs, the Airport Security Police Department, Etihad Hub Operations, Terminal Operations, Facilities Management and others.
CEO, Abu Dhabi Airports, Bryan Thompson said: “We entrust our partners to help ensure we deliver a seamless and internationally renowned operation around the clock, and this event signifies what our partners have achieved throughout the year on so many levels.
“Our stakeholders can take pride in the awards they have received and I would like to extend our thanks and appreciation for their hard work and dedication this year. Together, we can build on our mutually beneficial relationship and excel even further in 2020,” he added.
Meanwhile, acting chief operations officer, Abu Dhabi Airports, Ahmed Al Shamsi declared: “The continued support of our valued partners is an asset to our sophisticated infrastructure and extensive operation that unlocks the gateway to Abu Dhabi for more than 20 million visitors each year.
“As Abu Dhabi Airports prepares to drive forward the next 50 years of the UAE, our stakeholders will make huge contributions toward our key projects and complex operations, helping to fuel our growth. I would like to extend our gratitude to our trusted partners who joined us at our celebratory event and look forward to seeing them again next year,” Al Shamsi concluded.