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Etihad Airways fly UAE Paralympic Champions home

Posted 7 September 2021 · Add Comment

Etihad Airways has carried the UAEs Paralympic champions from Japan following their success at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. The UAE Team brought home gold and bronze medals for competing in the Athletics, Powerlifting, Cycling and Shooting.

Image: Emirates Airlines

 

Etihad flight, EY 0871, departed Narita Airport at 9pm local time on Sunday 5 September, the airline carried the victorious UAE para-athletes, coaches, medical and media crew. Etihad’s cabin crew gave a hero’s welcome to the champions as they travelled with the airline.

 

On arrival at Abu Dhabi International Airport, the delegation was greeted by His Excellency Mohammed Fadel Al Hameli, Chairman of the UAE National Paralympics Committee, members of the UAE National sports Committee and Etihad Airways representatives.

 

Amina Taher, Vice President Brand, Marketing and Sponsorships at Etihad Airways, said: “It is an absolute honour as the UAE’s national airline to host the UAE champions on our flights. Over the years, Etihad has flown champions from many different sporting disciplines and world games, and we are proud to have this opportunity once again. As the official airline partner of the UAE Paralympic team and on behalf of the entire Etihad family, we send our heartfelt congratulations to these champions.”

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