Etihad Airways introduces Limousine service
Abu Dhabi, December 31, 2007
Etihad Airways continues to enhance its ground services with the phased introduction of a new fleet of luxury limousines for diamond first and pearl business class customers using the airline’s “Etihad Chauffeur” service.
Since its launch in 2005 Etihad Chauffeur has established itself as one of the airline’s most popular ground services with more than 12,000 customers using the service every month in the UAE.
The new fleet, to be rolled-out in the UAE from January 1, 2008, will provide diamond first class customers with a luxury Cadillac DTS (DeVille Touring Sedan) and an executive Caprice Classic for pearl business class customers, said an official spokesman.
“Etihad has established a reputation for offering customers the very highest standards of hospitality on the ground as well as in the air and the new Etihad Chauffeur limousines are a further example of our service quality,” said Etihad Airways’ executive vice-president, marketing and product, Peter Baumgartner.
“The Cadillac DTS and Caprice Classic have both been specifically chosen because they reflect the profile of Etihad’s first and business class customer,” he added.
Etihad Chauffeur offers premium customers a luxury transfer to and from Etihad’s home base at Abu Dhabi airport to any location in the UAE. The new fleet of limousines will operate initially to Dubai and the Northern Emirates from January 1, 2008, and across the whole of the UAE by February 1.
When flying into Abu Dhabi airport, customers are met by an Etihad staff member or chauffeur and escorted to their limousine, ensuring little time is wasted at the airport.
While using “Etihad Chauffeur” premium customers can enjoy the special features of the service including refresher towels, fresh mineral water and daily newspapers.
The luxury service is now available to Etihad’s premium customers in several of Etihad’s key global destinations including London Heathrow, Manchester, New York, Munich, Frankfurt and Sydney, with many more to be added throughout 2008.
The new fleet of limousines is provided by UAE-based Prime Limousine. – TradeArabia News Service