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  04/03/2010
Cathay Pacific & Dragon Air office in Abu Dhabi is the best offline office in the world
Cathay Pacific has opened a new office in Safar Travel & Tourism, a member of Al Fahim Group, double the size of the previous one to cater to the
increasing number of customers at Safar Travel & Tourism’s showroom in the heart of Abu Dhabi on 23 July 2008.
 
 
Present at the opening was Mr. Mohammed Al Bulooki, Vice President Airline Marketing & Aeronautical Revenue of Abu Dhabi Airport Company (ADAC),  
Mr. Mohammed Al Amiri, General Manager of Safar, Ms. Li Lingbing Counsellor of People Republic of China, Mr. Ismail Juha, Sales Manager of Safar;
and from the Cathay Pacific team, Mr. Tom Wright, Regional Manager Middle East, India and Asia, Mr. Henry Chan, Country Manager of UAE & Oman, 
Mr. Clement Tam, Designate Country Manager in UAE & Oman, Mr. Satish Shitut, Marketing & Sales Manager in UAE & Oman, Mr. Ashley Castellino,
Sales Executive Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Oman.
 
 
Safar has been General Sales Agents for Cathay Pacific national carrier of Hong Kong and flying to 119 destinations in 37 countries
since 1978. Cathay Pacific office in Abu Dhabi was established in 1978 with one staff representative, and currently accommodates
 four employees providing services only to Cathay Pacific customers. “Flying to several destinations in Asia, the most popular destination from
 Abu Dhabi is to Japan. Our highest sales season for Cathay Pacific is the summer period, starting June and ending in August,
 in addition to the month of December,” commented Mr. Al Amiri.
 
 
Currently, Cathay offers 10 weekly direct flights to Hong Kong and daily flights to Mumbai.  As these summer months are our high
 time of the year, we have a promotion running - ‘Visit Hong Kong Now’ – with highly competitive prices including air ticket and
 accommodation in 5-star hotels,” added Mr. Wright.“The outlet services both direct clients and supports the Business Travel Services
 and Holiday divisions of Safar. We offer reservations, ticketing, hotels and tour packagesmainly to Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore,
Malaysia and Australia. Meanwhile, we support business clients to Hong Kong, China, Japan, Korea and the United States,
and the current office in Abu Dhabi, Is the best Cathay Pacific offline office in the world. ” continued Mr. Wright.
 

 
“ADAC would like to warmly welcome one of the world’s most renowned airlines to the city of Abu Dhabi, the opening of Cathay Pacific's
new office in the city is testimony to the potential the capital of the UAE has and the prosperous future it promises. We see this new move
as bringing us one step closer to see Cathay in our skies soon. ADAC is committed to providing best in class service at one of the fastest
growing airports in the world. In fact our first half of the year statistics has shown phenomenal growth of 38.6%,” Mr. Bulooki. Services of
Cathay Pacific are in line with Safar Travel & Tourism’s core business mission to deliver superior services with a passion to exceed all
expectations. As at times flights are in Dubai, daily complimentary shuttle bus service from Abu Dhabi to Dubai and back are provided for
Economy class passengers, and limousine service to First and Business class passengers.
“Our 30-year partnership with Cathay Pacific has fulfilled mutual goals and strengthened our relationship. It is one of the mainmilestones
in the history of Safar. We are looking forward to surpassing our customers’ and clients’ expectations and tackling new business
opportunities with Cathay Pacific,” concluded Mr. Al Amiri.

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