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Fri, 4 September 2015

Etihad Airways Appoints Vice President Service and Hospitality

Etihad Airways has appointed Ms Sajida Ismail as Vice President Service and Hospitality.

Reporting to Shane OHare, Etihad Airways Senior Vice President Marketing, Ms Ismail will be responsible for the design of Etihad Airways signature service at all customer touch points.

She will also be responsible for the development of training standards for all staff working inflight and at airports, lounges, and crew training centres.

Ms Ismail moves to the new role from her previous position as Etihad Airways Head of Product and Service Standards, where she was responsible for the design, development and implementation of the airlines new service delivery concepts in all cabins including The Residence by Etihad and its dedicated Butler, as well as the acclaimed Flying Nanny program.

Prior to joining Etihad Airways in 2007, Ms Ismail worked for Bahrain-based Gulf Air for 20 years in various senior marketing and product-related roles.

With almost 30 years of experience in the airline and hospitality industries, Sajidas tremendous knowledge and expertise in the fields of product and service development has placed her in the ideal position to deliver outstanding hospitality excellence in her new role. She has provided remarkable leadership and direction to the Product and Service Standards team, said Shane OHare, Etihad Airways Senior Vice President Marketing. Sajida was instrumental in the design and realisation of Etihad Airways new inflight service concepts on the new Airbus A380 and Boeing 787 fleet, and she will be invaluable in her new role, responsible for the development and implementation of the next phase of the Etihad Airways service and hospitality journey.

Etihad Airways, VP, Vice President, Abu Dhabi

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