Subscribe Free
in Events

EAG supports Syrian refugee children in Greece

Posted 18 December 2017 · Add Comment

Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) has donated vital school and home supplies to more than one thousand Syrian refugee children at the Ritsona refugee camp near Athens.

A delegation recently visited the camp to present the donation to the Emirates Red Crescent. The delegation was headed by senior diplomats from the UAE Embassy in Greece, as well as volunteers from the Etihad Abu Dhabi and Athens team, and Emirates Red Crescent volunteers.

The event coincided with the United Nations Universal Children’s Day and supported the global education initiative to help underprivileged students pursue their studies. The donation included stationery sets, story books, garments, blankets, socks and activity packs.

Khaled Al Mehairbi, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Etihad Airport Services Ground – Abu Dhabi Hub, and Chairman of the Etihad Sports and Social Committee, said: “We are pleased to continue our Year of Giving project work, focusing on Syrian refugee children around the region, and provide them with these items which particularly assists them with their studies.

“The children have had to endure such tough times and so to be able to show our support will hopefully make a big difference. Our thanks go to all parties who supported this donation including Emirates Red Crescent, the UAE Embassy in Greece and the local Etihad Airways team.”

Etihad Aviation Group made the donation through a series of fundraisers and volunteer events in Abu Dhabi, including its sixth Annual Ramadan Charity Football Tournament.

 

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Emirates to debut its new fully enclosed First Class Private Suite for the first time at ATM

Emirates will unveil its new Boeing 777-300ER First Class Private Suite exhibit at the Arabian Travel Market 2018 (ATM). The region’s leading travel and tourism exhibition will run from 22 – 25 April.

Seawings upgrades tours

Seawings’ award-winning Silver tour has had an upgrade and now takes in even more of Dubai’s skyline including the city’s newest landmarks The Dubai Frame and soon to be completed Ain Dubai.

Qatar Airways receives special award for its contribution to the IOSA programme

Qatar Airways was again recognised for its outstanding safety performance record at the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Safety and Flight Operations Conference 2018, held in Montreal this week.

Dnata awarded UK MHRA certification for Good Distribution Practice

Global air services provider and UK’s leading ground handler, Dnata, has been awarded certification for Good Distribution Practice (GDP) by the UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (UK MHRA).

Aviation Africa 2018: Cyber security: Not if, but when

An airline’s greatest cyber-security threat may also be its most precious asset – its staff – according to panellists speaking at Aviation Africa in Cairo. Victoria Moores reports.

Aviation Africa: MROs eye tremendous market in Africa

Reputable MRO companies disclosed that there is a tremendous market opportunity in Africa. Kaleyesus Bekele reports from the conference.

TAA SK0902311218
See us at
MEBAA BT1004121218ASDubai BT1004091018BIAS BT271017161118AirportShow BT1502090518Istanbul Airshow BT22018Global Aerospace BT2018SOFEX BT2018GATM BT1004061118Cargo BT1004091018ArabianTravelMkBT250418