Etihad Airways opens European centre

Berlin, Sep 27 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has unveiled its new European headquarters in Berlin, enhancing the airline's presence in the German domestic market.

"Germany remains a critically important part of Etihad Airways' growing passenger and cargo network, and while much of Europe continues to face challenges linked to the prevailing euro crisis, German inbound and outbound travel is performing well," James Hogan, Etihad Airways president and chief executive officer, was quoted Thursday as saying.

He said the new central Berlin office would benefit both the Etihad Airways and airberlin commercial teams, as they work ever closer to drive value for both airlines.

"In the new facility, there be 35 Etihad Airways employees, 25 of whom are German with the rest coming from the UAE, the Netherlands, Egypt, India, Italy, Pakistan, Morocco, the UK, and Switzerland.




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