Abu Dhabi Airports is celebrating the UAE’s 47th National Day with a list of activities, entertainment, and national symbols that foster the sense of patriotism. The celebrations take place across Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) premises, which will be buzzing with festivities on the 2nd December, the UAE National Day.
The airport will be filled with national decorations and national music to welcome its passengers in celebration. UAE flags and pins will be distributed to passengers across arrival and departure terminals, as a sign of pride and nationalism.
Passengers will also be greeted with coffee and treats, and have chances to win symbolic gifts. Abu Dhabi International Airport will be celebrating the joy with passengers by rolling out 47 activations throughout the terminals over 47 hours. Such activations will include 47 gifts found on the luggage belt to be given to travelers randomly.
In addition, There will be dances from UAE national performers, as well as performances of traditional national music, providing passengers with an exciting and an unforgettable experience.
Abu Dhabi Airports’ staff are also taking part in the UAE National Day festivities. On Wednesday, the 28th of November, Abu Dhabi Airports’ employees celebrated UAE National Day with their families. The staff members and their families enjoyed performances from local school children as well as poetry recitals and musical performances celebrating UAE national heritage.
Bryan Thompson, Chief Executive Officer of Abu Dhabi Airports, said: “Abu Dhabi Airports take pride in celebrating the UAE National Day and introducing the Emirati culture and tradition to passengers coming from all over the world. In celebration of the 47th UAE National Day, Abu Dhabi Airports strives to convey the sense of patriotism, pride, and unity of all the Emirati people.”
“Our celebration of the UAE National Day is in line with our continuous efforts to provide a unique travel experience for our passengers and ensure we offer the highest quality services, as part of our vision to become a world-leading airport group,” Thompson added.
About Abu Dhabi Airports
Abu Dhabi Airports is a public joint-stock company wholly owned by the Abu Dhabi Government. It was incorporated by Amiri Decree number 5, issued on 4 March 2006, to spearhead the development of the Emirate's aviation infrastructure. In September 2006, Abu Dhabi Airports assumed responsibility for the operation and management of Abu Dhabi and Al Ain International Airports. In 2008, Abu Dhabi Airports added Al Bateen Executive Airport (an exclusive business aviation airport), as well as Sir Bani Yas and Delma Island Airports to its portfolio. These airports are geared to serve the various segments of air travelers, the aviation marketplace, and will help contribute to Abu Dhabi’s development as a destination for both business and leisure tourism.
Currently under way is the multi-billion dollar re-development and expansion of Abu Dhabi International Airport designed to increase the overall capacity of the airport.
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