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World Travel Awards 2020 reveals Middle East aviation winners

Posted 6 November 2020 · Add Comment

The World Travel Awards 2020 has unveiled its Middle East 2020 winners with Flynas, Etihad Airways and Oman Air winning gongs.

Flynas, the Saudi national air carrier and low-cost airline, retained its title as the ‘Leading Low-Cost Airline’ in the Middle East for the sixth consecutive year.


Flynas CEO Bander Almohanna said: “We are proud of this award that flynas has achieved for the sixth year in a row. Gaining this recognition at this particular time bears additional significance and clearly emphasizes that all the plans that we have implemented during the past period, under the guidance and support of our astute leadership, have been effective at the operational and business development levels." He added that flynas not only focused on sustaining its operations, but also continued to work on its expansion plans which were recommenced immediately with the gradual resumption of flights.


“Focused on its goal to add new destinations and services that meet the aspirations of travelers, flynas continued to add A320neo airliners to its fleet, and as of October 2020 has received nine aircraft out if its landmark $8.6 billion-deal with Airbus to purchase 120 A320neo aircraft,” he said.


Etihad Airways was named ‘Middle East’s Leading Airline’ and ‘Middle East’s Leading Airline - First Class’.


Oman Air won ‘Middle East’s Leading Airline - Business Class’ and ‘Middle East’s Leading Airline – Economy Class’.


Dubai International Airport also scooped and award for ‘Middle East’s Leading Airport.’

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