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Fact Sheet for Etihad Airways

Industry: Airline
Country: ARE
Management: CEO: James Hogan - Desmond Vertannes Executive Vice President Cargo ; ? James Rigney - Executive Vice President Finance ? Peter Carrie Wilson - Executive Vice President Human Resources ; ? Richard Dawson Executive Vice President Information Technology - ? Peter Baumgartner
Directors: 2008 : ? HH Dr Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saif Al Nahyan - Chairman of the Board ? HH Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan - Board Member ; ? HE Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh - Board Member and Chairman of the Executive Committee - ; ? HE Dr Jauan Salem Al Dhaheri - Board Member and Member of the Executive Committee ; ? HE Hamad Abdullah Al Shamsi
Comments: 27 APR 08 Etihad Airways has appointed two new regional general managers (RGMs) to help lead the Abu Dhabi-based airline's growing presence in the Asia Pacific region. Etihad Airways is the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates. The airline was set up by a Royal decree in July 2003, with Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, as its hub. Etihad started commercial operations in November 2003. Board of Directors of Etihad Airways Etihad is governed by a Board of Directors under the chairmanship of HH Dr SH Ahmed Bin Saif Al Nahyan and operates in terms of its founding legislation and the Article of Association of the Company. The current Board consists of seven independent non-executive members and has two sub-committees, being an Executive Committee and an Audit Committee, each with its own charter and chairman. Management TeamThe airline is led by James Hogan who was appointed as Chief Executive Officer in October 2006 to lead the airline?s continued successful growth and development.Etihad Airways Awards2004? The world?s leading new airline ? World Travel Awards2005 ? The world?s leading new airline ? World Travel Awards? Outstanding Food Service by a Carrier ? Pax International magazine 2006? The world?s leading new airline ? World Travel Awards? The World?s leading flat bed seat ? World Travel Awards? Middle East Airline of the Year ? Pax International magazine? Freddie Award: Industry impact ? Inside Flyer magazine? Freddie Award: Best website - Inside Flyer magazine? Strategy Web Award ? UAE Web Awards? Golden Award ? UAE Web Awards 2007 ? The Middle East's Leading Airline ? World Travel Awards ? Middle East's Leading First Class Airline ? World Travel Awards? Middle East's Leading Airline Website ? World Travel Awards? International Standards Web Technology award ? - Pan Arab Web Awards? International Website technology Award ? Pan Arab Web Awards? Skytrax - Best Economy class catering award? Outstanding Food Service by a Carrier ? Pax International magazine? Airline with Best First Class Service in the World? by Business Traveler magazine.? World?s leading flatbed seat - 14th annual World Travel Awards? World?s leading travel television commercial - 14th annual World Travel Awards 2008? Best business class airline - Irish Travel Trade News Awards.? Best website - Pan Arab Web Awards ? Freddie Award: Programme of the year - Inside Flyer magazine ? Freddie Award: Best Website - Inside Flyer magazine ? Freddie Award: Best Award redemption - Inside Flyer magazine ? Freddie Award: Best Customer Service ? Inside Flyer magazine
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