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Crown Prince visits Etihad HQ

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed tours Etihad's operations centre and meets with airline chief executive James Hogan.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak are given a tour by Etihad CEO James Hogan.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak are given a tour by Etihad CEO James Hogan.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, visited the headquarters of Etihad Airways, WAM reported yesterday. Sheikh Mohammed was received by James Hogan, the airline's chief executive, and key members of the management team at the company's headquarters in Khalifa City.

Sheikh Mohammed toured the operations centre, from where the company's fleet of 53 aircraft are controlled and monitored. Mr Hogan and the Etihad management team informed Sheikh Mohammed of the company's latest plans for growth and modernisation, according to WAM. Sheikh Mohammed, who praised the company, calling it a key economic driver, was accompanied by Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, the Chairman of the Executive Affairs Authority, and Mohammed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Under-Secretary of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court.

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