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Fri, 9 December 2016

Etihad Airways Wins Airbus A380 Award

Airbus has presented Etihad Airways with the award for ‘Top Operational Excellence’ for A380 operations in 2015-2016.

The Etihad Airways Airbus A380 fleet recorded a 99.63% operational reliability between January 2015 and October 2016, the highest of all 13 airlines which operate the Airbus A380 aircraft.

Etihad Airways Airbus A380 by Seth Jaworski.

Jeff Wilkinson, Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Airways Engineering, said, “Our entire team is totally focused on achieving the highest levels of reliability across our fleet. The A380 has been a fantastic addition to our fleet over the past two years and this award demonstrates excellence and the success of our ongoing close cooperation with Airbus.”

The award was presented this week by Christian Fremont, Airbus Head of A380 Programme Support, at Airbus’s A380 Symposium in Munich, Germany.

Etihad Airways has eight Airbus A380s in service, with two more scheduled for delivery. The aircraft operates from the carrier’s Abu Dhabi hub to Sydney, Melbourne, London, New York and Mumbai.

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